Pre-Assessments


  • Aligned to the weighting/frequency of standards on NC State assessments
  • Designed to have fewer passages than state assessments with more items for each passage to decrease administration time
  • May be administered one passage at a time and answer documents scanned after all passages have been completed
  • Ready to use to save you time creating and scoring a standards based pre-assessment
  • Standards based data, from state assessment aligned passages and items (FINALLY!)
  • Provides a baseline for level(s) of student mastery for all standards assessed on the EOC and NCFEs
  • PLC/teachers decide when to administer- sooner is better than later
  • Error analysis lesson and assignment for students (If you don't want to take a grade on the pre-assessment itself, this assignment is a rigorous alternative. The google doc can be copied and altered to meet the needs of the assessment.)
  • Data compiled automatically if you scan the Schoolnet answer sheets OR administer online in Schoolnet
  • PLC data analysis and intervention planning support available
  • Created and housed in Schoolnet
  • PDFs available in the Google curriculum folder for each appropriate course
  • Paper/pencil OR Schoolnet administration available

You can find our Pre-assessments in Schoolnet OR in the Google curriculum folder for each appropriate course using the titles listed below:

DPS English I Pre-Assessment

DPS English II Pre-Assessment

DPS English III Pre-Assessment- Coming soon!

DPS English IV Pre-Assessment- Coming soon!





CDAs- Common District Assessments


  • Aligned to DPS unit maps (scope, sequence,pacing)
  • Standards based (2 standards)
  • Short (1-2 short passages, 8-10 items, less than 1 class period)
  • Ready to use to save you time creating and scoring classroom or PLC common assessments
  • PLC/teachers decide when to administer each CDA- before, during, or after instruction for formative use
  • Error analysis lesson and assignment for students (If you don't want to take a grade on the formative assessment itself, this assignment is a rigorous alternative.The google doc can be copied and altered to meet the needs of the assessment.)
  • PLC data analysis and intervention planning support available
  • Created and housed in Schoolnet
  • Paper/pencil OR Schoolnet administration available
  • PDFs available in the Google curriculum folder for each appropriate course
  • Data compiled automatically if you scan the Schoolnet answer sheets OR administer online in Schoolnet

You can find our CDAs in Schoolnet OR the Google curriculum folder for each appropriate course using the titles listed below: