This section provides resources to help educators properly administer the junior-division assessment.
This guide provides direction and information to principals and teachers administering the Primary and Junior Assessments of Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Information about accommodations and exemptions for students with special education needs and for English language learners are included. Administering the assessment according to the guidelines in this document will ensure province-wide consistency before, during and after the administration.
This document also describes in full the professional responsibilities of all those involved at any stage before, during or after the administration of the Primary and Junior Assessments of Reading, Writing, and Mathematics in schools.
EQAO assessments reflect the curriculum, including its expectations that encourage the use of manipulatives. There may therefore be questions on the assessments that require specific mathematics manipulatives. The following mathematics manipulatives are mentioned in
The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1–8: Mathematics (revised 2005).