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Smarter Balance Claims and Targets

Claims and targets are broad evidence-based statements about what students know and can do as demonstrated by their performance on the assessments. At each grade level within Mathematics and English Language Arts, there is one overall claim encompassing the entire content area and four specific content claims. Students will receive a score on each overall claim and scores for the specific content claims.

Grade 3: ELA

Grade 4: ELA

Grade 5: ELA

Grade 6: ELA

Grade 7: ELA

Grade 8: ELA

Grade 3: Mathematics

Grade 4: Mathematics

Grade 5: Mathematics

Grade 6: Mathematics

Grade 7: Mathematics

Grade 8: Mathematics