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Every April & May all NYS ESL students are given a state mandated test (NYSESLAT) to assess their proficiency and growth in English.•
Cada mayo, los estudiantes en ESL toman un examen de mandato del estado de Nueva York que se llama NYSESLAT para evaluar sus habilidades y progreso en inglés.
SHIPPING OF TEST MATERIALS:
The NYSESLAT materials will be sent in three shipments to arrive in schools as follows:
Shipment 1 (Speaking subtest administration and scoring materials): April 7–8, 2014
Shipment 2 (Listening, Reading, and Writing subtest administration materials): April 30–May 2, 2014
Shipment 3 (Scoring materials for Writing subtest): May 15–16, 2014
2013-2014 NYSESLAT Schedule:
Speaking Test: April 9-May 16, 2014
Listening Reading, Writing Tests: May 5-May 16, 2014
August 2013 NYSESLAT Scale Score Chart:
*In 2014 the test levels are K, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-12.
2104 NYSESLAT Procedures:
- Please send your child to school every day on time. Attendance is essential for students to be successful throughout the year, and the testing schedule is demanding. Unless your child is ill, he/she should be in school.
- Be sure that your child gets a good night's sleep and eats a healthy breakfast. Wellness is important every day, especially during testing. Students who are well rested and nourished will perform to the best of their ability on assessments.
- Help your child relax and reduce unnecessary anxiety. Students are well prepared for important state assessments. Join us in reminding your child that testing is an opportunity to "show what you know."
(Contact Mid-state RBERN at http://betac.ocmboces.org/ for more information)
Click on the pictures below to read more about the NYSESLAT:
What is the NYSESLAT?
2013 NYSELAT Parent Brochures
Guide to the 2014 NYSESLAT
graphics from www.school-clip-art.com
New NYSESLAT Test
NYSESLAT Administrator's Manual-2014
NYSESLAT 2013 Overview Training Power Point:
NYSESLAT Writing & Speaking Power Point:
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Guidelines for Comparing 2012 and 2013 NYSESLAT and APPR
Getting Ready for the NYSESLAT
NYSESLAT Training Workshops
Academic Vocabulary by grade level and content area
How to Read Graphs and Charts
Helping Your Children Take Tests
Spanish Version-Helping Your Children Take Tests