This section provides examples of student assessment booklets, scoring guides and other resources to help educators understand what’s on the primary-division assessment and how it is scored.
Student assessment booklets contain actual questions from the assessments, and scoring guides contain examples of student answers taken from past years’ assessments
These booklets contain multiple-choice and open-response questions from the primary-division assessment. The booklets are sorted by strand and include the category of knowledge and skills and overall expectation each question is mapped to, as well as sample student responses for the open-response questions.
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The French Immersion Glossary lists terms to assist French Immersion students writing the mathematics components of the assessments.
Classroom Tips provide pointers for answering open-response and multiple-choice questions. Also provided are a problem-solving model and problem-solving strategies.
EQAO assessments are scored using rubrics. The rubrics for the primary and junior division assessments give the criteria for scoring and describe the type of student response that receives each of the codes. The following are the generic rubrics from which the item-specific rubrics (see Scoring Guides) are developed for each open-response item on the assessment.