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Algebra 2 Practice Test Answer Keys

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Algebra 2 FSA Computer-Based Practice Test Answer Key /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA_ALG2_Practice-Test_Answer-Key_CBT_approved.pdf
Algebra 2 FSA Paper-Based Practice Test Answer Key /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015189-FSA_ALG2_Practice-Test_Answer-Key_PBT_approved.pdf
Practice test answer keys for the computer-based and paper-based Algebra 2 FSA End-of-Course assessment.

Interpretive Information

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Grade 7 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2017 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade7-FSA-ItemSpecs-508_Final_052217.pdf
Grade 8 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2017 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade8-FSA-ItemSpecs-508-Final_052217.pdf
Algebra 1 EOC Test Item Specifications 2017 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Algebra1-FSA-ItemSpecs-508_Final_052217.pdf
These resources are the 2017 FSA Test Item Specifications for Mathematics. The current FSA Test Item Specifications for Mathematics were updated in November of 2017 and can be accessed via the About the FSAs page.
Grade 3 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015264-Grade-3-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 4 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015265-Grade-4-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 5 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015266-Grade-5-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 6 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015267-Grade-6-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 7 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015268-Grade-7-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 8 Mathematics Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015269-Grade-8-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Algebra 1 EOC Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015270-Algebra-1-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Geometry EOC Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015271-Geometry-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Algebra 2 EOC Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015272-Algebra-2-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 4 ELA Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015273-Grade-4-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 5 ELA Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015274-Grade-5-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 6 ELA Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015275-Grade-6-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 7 ELA Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015276-Grade-7-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 8 ELA Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015277-Grade-8-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grades 9-10 ELA Test Item Specifications 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015278-Grades-9-10-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Mathematics Test Design Summary 2016 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015279-Mathematics-Test-Design-Summary-Updated-11-29-16.pdf
These resources are the 2016 FSA Test Item Specifications for ELA and Mathematics and the 2016 Test Design Summary for Mathematics. The current FSA Test Item Specifications for Mathematics and ELA and the FSA Test Design Summary for Mathematics were updated in November of 2017 and can be accessed via the About the FSAs page.

The FSA Algebra 2 EOC was administered for the final time during the Spring 2017 administration.

Grade 3 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015280-Grade-3-Math-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 4 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-4-Math-Test-Item-Specifications1.pdf
Grade 5 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015289-Grade-5-Math-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 6 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0018863-Grade-6-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 7 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0018864-Grade-7-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 8 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-8-Math-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Algebra 1 EOC Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Algebra-1-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Geometry EOC Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0018865-Geometry-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Algebra 2 EOC Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0018866-Algebra-2-Math-Test-Item-Specifications_Final_May-2016.pdf
Grade 3 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015281-2015-ELA-G3_Florida-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 4 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015282-Grade-4-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 5 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015283-Grade-5-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 6 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015284-2015-ELA-G6_Florida-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 7 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015285-Grade-7-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 8 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015286-Grade-8-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grades 9-10 ELA Test Item Specifications_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015287-2015-ELA-G910_Florida-Item-Specifications.pdf
ELA Test Design Summary_2015 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015288-ELA-Test-Design-Summary-Updated-11-20-15.pdf
These resources are the 2015 FSA Test Item Specifications for ELA and Mathematics and the 2015 Test Design Summary for ELA. The current FSA Test Item Specifications for Mathematics and ELA and the FSA Test Design Summary for ELA were updated May 2016 and can be accessed via the About the FSAs page. The FSA Mathematics Test Design Summary did not change.
Grade 3 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015292-Grade-3-Mathematics-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 4 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-4-Mathematics-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 5 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-5-Florida-Standards-Assessments-Item-Specifications_AIR_06272014-TG-clean.pdf
Grade 6 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-6-Florida-Standards-Assessments-Item-Specifications_AIR_06272014_TG-clean.pdf
Grade 7 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-7-Florida-Standards-Assessments-Item-Specifications_AIR_06272014_TG-clean.pdf
Grade 8 Mathematics Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Grade-8-Florida-Standards-Assessments-Item-Specifications_AIR_06272014_TG-clean.pdf
Algebra 1 EOC Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Algebra-1-Florida-Standards-Assessment-Item-Specifications_AIR_06272014-TG-clean.pdf
Geometry EOC Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Geometry-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Algebra 2 EOC Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Algebra-2-Florida-Standards-Assessments-Item-Specifications_AIR_06272014_TG-clean.pdf
Grade 3 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015293-ELA-G3_Florida-Item-Specifications_2015.pdf
Grade 4 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015294-ELA-G4_Florida-Item-Specifications_v4-62714-TG-clean.pdf
Grade 5 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015295-ELA-G5_Florida-Item-Specifications_Combined_v4-62714-TG-clean.pdf
Grade 6 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015296-Grade-6-ELA-Test-Item-Specifications.pdf
Grade 7 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015297-ELA-G7_Florida-Item-Specifications_Combined_v4-62714-TG-clean.pdf
Grades 9-10 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015298-ELA-G9-10-Item-Specifications_Combined_v4-62714-TG-clean.pdf
Grade 8 ELA Test Item Specifications_2014 /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0015299-ELA-G8_Florida-Item-Specifications_Combined_v4-62714-TG-clean.pdf
These resources are the first draft of the FSA Test Item Specifications that were released June 2014. The current FSA Test Item Specifications for the FSA Mathematics and ELA were updated March 2015 and can be accessed via the About the FSAs page.

Training (2015-2016)

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Spring 2016 FSA Reporting Updates /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Reporting-Updates-Webinar-2016_Final.pptx
Spring 2016 Testing Reminders Presentation /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Spring-2016-Testing-Reminders_040616_FINAL.pptx
Questions and Answers from the Spring 2016 FSA Webinars /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Questions-and-Answers_Spring-2016-FSA-Webinars.pdf
Spring 2016 FSA Updates and Reminders /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Spring-2016-Updates.pptx
Resources for 2015–2016 administrations.

Training (2014-2015)

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Paper-Based Materials Presentation /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Paper-Materials-Presentation_portal1.pptx
FDOE FSA Introduction /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Regional-Training-Welcome_SusieLee.pptx
TIDE Presentation /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Regional-Trainings-TIDE-Updated-0209151.pptx
Test Administrator Interface & Student Interface Presentation /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Regional-Trainings_TAInterface-Updated-030315-2.pptx
Secure Browser and TA Interface Demonstration Webinar PowerPoint Slides /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/SBandTAinterfaceWebinar-v2.pptx
Resources for 2014–2015 administrations.

Historical Information

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From 2011–2014, the FCAT 2.0 was used to measure student achievement of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in reading, mathematics, and writing. In Spring 2015, it was replaced by the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) in English language arts and mathematics to measure student achievement of the Florida Standards.