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Unit 2: California State Assessment System

Welcome to Unit 2 of the Assessment Literacy Professional Learning Module. The purpose of this unit is to increase your knowledge of the components of California’s new state assessment system.

Unit 1: Introduction and Overview

Unit 2: California State Assessment System

Unit 3: Assessment Literacy for Educators

Unit 4: Instructional Learning Targets

Unit 5: A Balanced Assessment System

Unit 6: Developing and Implementing Sound, Quality Assessments

Unit 7: Appropriate and Effective Use of Assessment Data



Participants will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics
    of the California Assessment of Student
    and Progress (CAASPP)
  • Describe plans for aligning components of the CA
    CCSS and new assessment system that are unique
    to English learners and students with disabilities