Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The District Benchmark Test

You can do your best on the test!

The District Benchmark Test  Today you will be taking the second District Benchmark exam online. This is a very important test and I expect you to try your best. Since this exam attempts to measure your understanding of key content standards we have covered in class so far this year, your score will count as as assessment towards your Language Arts grade. Directions on how to log in the Illuminate Student Portal and get started with your test can be found below. 

Step 1: Go to www.pvusd.net. Click on Students, then scroll down to Illuminate Home Portal.   
Step 2: Students must select the Student tab on the Illuminate Home Connection screen.

Step 3: Login protocol.
                     Username: student ID#
                     Password: student birthdate:
                                 Ex.: January 7, 2000 is entered Ja072000
                                 (the first letter only is capped). 


Step 4: Students select Assessments from under the list located under "What Would You Like to See." 

Step 5: Students click on the link for Gr 6 ELA CCSS Benchmark #2 under "Pending Online Assessment" to select your exam. 

Step 6: Students click Begin Test to start the exam. 



Step 7: You may 'Pause' the test at anytime by clicking the 'pause' button if you need to stop the test and then resume it later. When you are ready to finish the test once and for all, click Review/Finish and review your responses one final time before submitting your exam to be scored. 


Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and make a Digital Reading Log entry using the 3rd Quarter Reading Log(2.) Continue working on your 100 Word Challenge: Picture Challenge (Week 23) story, which we will publish on Friday, February 27.  (3.) Continue working on 'The Tequila Worm' Reading Guide (Week 3), which will be due on Friday, February 27