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WIDA ACCESS Test
Transcript of WIDA ACCESS Test
Used in 36 states to measure growth and instruction English Language Learners
Focus on teaching academic language
in 5 different content areas
What is WIDA?
What is the ACCESS Test?
Once per year Feb-Mar
Measure academic language in the 5 content areas
Measures in the 4 modalities
Scores students on levels 1-6 in each modality
Overall composite score given
Once you reach 5.8 in all four modalities, you will be exited from the ESL program
Oral Language (speaking and listening) = 1/3
Reading = 1/3
Writing = 1/3
Goal: To "level up" on the WIDA ACCESS Writing Test
Wednesday - Practice Test
Thursday - Small group conferences to go over scores and set focused improvement goals
Friday - Analyze writing samples for the level we want to achieve
Monday - Practice skills related to our goals
ELL? EL? ESL?
ELL - English Language Learner
EL - English Learner
ESL - Program
any learner of English whose first or native language is a language other than English
Overall, in MPS,
are the lowest
Listening: 20-25 minutes, machine scored
Reading: 35-40 minutes, machine scored
Writing: Up to 1 hour, rater scored
Speaking: Up to 15 minutes, teacher scored