Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The District Benchmark Assessment (Round 2)



The District Benchmark Assessment  Today you will be taking the another online District Benchmark Assessment in an attempt to measure some of what you have learned so far this school year. This is a very important test and I expect you to try your best. 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. 


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 2015-2016_PVUSD_ELA_Gr 6_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. 

Note: If you don't finish the test today, you will have an opportunity to complete it tomorrow.  If you finish early, you may silent read or work on either of your Text Evidence (Paired Texts)  or the Central Ideas and Details (Paired Texts) assignments.

Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and, if you choose, make a reading log entry using the Digital Reading Log. (Remember you must have made at least one entry by the end of the day Friday.)  (2.) Remember to complete the assignments Central Ideas and Details (Paired Texts) and Text Evidence (Paired Texts), both of which will be due Friday, January 29.