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 Georgia Milestones Resources   
         
The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3 through high school. Georgia Milestones measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills outlined in the state-adopted content standards in language arts and other content areas. Students in high school will take an end-of-grade assessment in each content area.
 
EOG Assessment Guide
Milestones Blueprints  Milestones EOG Study / Resource Guides        Sample Scoring Rubrics and Exemplars Milestones EOG Achievement Level Descriptors
 
Grade 6
GRade 6 Assessment Guide Grade 6 blueprint grade6 study 6thGrade RubricSamples grade6 ALD
         
   Item and Scoring Sampler   Reading and Evidence-Based Writing Item Set  
  Scoring Sampler   Reading Passage SEt 6  
 
Grade 7
Grade 7 Assessment Guide Grade 7 blueprint grade7 study 7thGrade RubricSamples grade7 ALD
 
  Item and Scoring Sampler   Reading and Evidence-Based Writing Item Set  
  Item Scoring Sampler    Reading Passage SEt 7  
 
Grade 8
Grade 8 Assessment Guide Grade 8 Blue print grade8 study 8thGrade RubricSamples grade8 ALD
 
  Item and Scoring Sampler   Reading and Evidence-Based Writing Item Set  
  Item Scoring Sampler 8   Reading Passage SEt 8  
 
         
         

Understanding and Using Constructed Response Items

Power Point available at www.gadoe.org/  

 Cosntructed Res MS Presentation

 

 

 

 

The four achievement levels on Georgia Milestones are Beginning Learner, Developing Learner, Proficient Learner, and Distinguished Learner. The general meaning of each of the four levels is provided below: 

Beginning Learners do not yet demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge and skills necessary at this grade level/course of learning, as specified in Georgia’s content standards.  The students need substantial academic support to be prepared for the next grade level or course and to be on track for college and career readiness.

Developing Learners demonstrate partial proficiency in the knowledge and skills necessary at this grade level/course of learning, as specified in Georgia’s content standards.  The students need additional academic support to ensure success in the next grade level or course and to be on track for college and career readiness.

Proficient Learners demonstrate   proficiency in the knowledge and skills necessary at this grade level/course of learning, as specified in Georgia’s content standards. The students are prepared for the next grade level or course and are on track for college  and career readiness.

Distinguished Learners  demonstrate advanced proficiency in the knowledge and skills necessary at this grade level/course of learning, as specified in Georgia’s content standards. The students are well prepared for the next grade level or course and are well prepared for college and career readiness.

More detailed and content-specific concepts and skills are provided for each grade, content area, and course in the Achievement Level Descriptors (ALDs). ALDs are narrative descriptions of the knowledge and skills expected at each of the four achievement levels and were developed for each grade level, content area, and course by committees of Georgia educators in March 2015 and July 2015. The ALDs are based on the state-adopted content standards.

 Taken from: www.gadoe.org