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:  https://districtaccess.mde.k12.ms.us/studentassessment/Public%20Access/Forms/AllItems.aspx?RootFolder=%2Fstudentassessment%2FPublic%20Access%2FStatewide%5FAssessment%5FPrograms%2FMAAP%2DMississippi%20Academic%20Assessment%20Program%2FScience%20and%20US%20History&FolderCTID=0x0120008C41041A907A304BA89A4587F88962BC&View=%7B5FB78E06%2D9076%2D48F4%2D9A3B%2DC02F433B41D0%7D

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 jsampsell@mdek12.org