Science Grades 5 and 8 Sample Items Posted (Wave One)

The first 10 sample items for Grades 5 and 8 have been posted.

You may access them from the Office of Student Assessment (OSA) MAAP home page located here: Science and History Resources or you may access them using the full link:

Please note: The file names are 5th grade sample items_10_r1 and 8th grade sample items_10_r1. The answer key and metadata for the items are at the back of the PDF document.

An additional 15 sample items will be released for Grades 5 and 8, and Biology I later date.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Dr. Jackie Sampsell, State Assessment Director, at