The Student Portal is where students can take online assessments and view their test results. This document provides descriptions of each item type a student might see when taking or reviewing their assessment.

Item Type | Description |
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(CT) Charting Type | Requires students to interact with a histogram, bar chart, line chart, or dot/line chart according to given information. No partial credit. |

(CR) Constructed Response |
Requires a written response from the student, and is scored with a rubric. |

(EBSR) Evidence Based Selected Response |
Requires the student to answer a two-part question in which Part B provides text evidence for the answer in Part A. Generally, Part A is a Multiple Choice or Multiple Response question, while Part B can be Multiple Choice, Multiple Response, or Hot Text. No partial credit. |

(XCR) Explicit Constructed Response |
Requires the student to enter an exact response to a question. |

(GM) Gap Match or (GGM) Graphic Gap Match |
Requires the student to click and drag images, words, phrases, or numbers into or next to the correct response box. |

(GF) Graphing Functions | Requires students to plot the correct object on a graph, in the correct location, according to given information. No partial credit. |

(GL) Graphing Lines |
Requires the student to draw up to 9 line segments on a graph. No partial credit. |

(GP) Graphing Points |
Requires the student to plot up to 9 points on a graph. No partial credit. |

(GSS) Graphing Solution Set | Requires students to draw lines on a graph and select the correct area that represents the solution set according to given information. No partial credit. |

(HS) Hot Spot |
Requires the student to select the correct answer by clicking on it. |

(HT) Hot Text |
Requires the student to select underlined words, phrases, or sentences within a given text to answer the question. No partial credit. |

(IC) Inline Choice |
Requires the student to select the correct answer from a drop down menu. |

(MT) Matching Table |
Requires the student to select a checkbox in a table to match or answer the question in the problem. Options may be Yes/No, Does Support/Does Not Support, True/False, or another choice of two or more options. No partial credit. |

(MB) Multiple Binary |
Requires the student to indicate if up to six answer choices are Yes/No, True/False, or Correct/Incorrect. No partial credit. |

(MC) Multiple Choice |
Requires the student to select one correct answer from up to nine answer choices. |

(MR) Multiple Response |
Requires the student to select two or more correct answers from up to nine answer choices. May allow partial credit depending on source of item. |

(NL) Number Line |
Requires the student to place a point or points on a number line where a number or numbers should be located. No partial credit. |

(NLDP) Number Line Dot Plot |
Requires the student to complete a line plot that displays the data as directed. No partial credit. |

(NR) Numerical Response |
Requires the student to type the answer to a numeric problem on a keypad. |

(OI) Order Items |
Requires the student to drag and drop answer choices into the correct order. Answers are automatically scored by the system. No partial credit. |

(SA) Short Answer |
Requires the student to enter an answer to a question similar to “fill in the blank." There is only one correct answer. |