1 EXPLORE-ACT College Readiness Test Score Report Interpretation

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>1</p> <p>EXPLORE-ACTCollege Readiness TestScore Report Interpretation</p> <p>Learning TargetsStudents will understand the components of the individual Explore-ACT score report.</p> <p>Students will identify the strengths and the areas of growth in English, Reading, Math and Science.</p> <p>CautionACT score is one of predictors for student success in college. Colleges also look at other attributes; rigor in your course work (honors &amp; AP classes), GPA, class rank, extra curricular involvements etc.Focus on strengths, then work on the areas that need improvement.If your scores did not meet benchmark, that does NOT mean you cannot go to college. </p> <p>How does the ACT determines if you will be ready for college?College Readiness Benchmark Score TestCollege Course(s)EXPLOREGrade 7EXPLOREGrade 8The ACTGrade 11EnglishEnglish Composition121318Math Algebra 161722ReadingSocial Sciences141521ScienceBiology1920244Answer the questions on the worksheet.4If you score at or above benchmark score on ACT, you have a 50% chance of earning a B or a 75% chance of earning a C in an entry level college course.Example: If you score 18 or higher on English, you have a 50% chance of getting a B in English 101 class in college.Lets Get Started!</p> <p>6What you need Explore-ACT Score Report Test booklet Using Your Explore Results Score Report Handout Pencil</p> <p>What is in the individual score report?8</p> <p>8</p> <p>9Your ScoreYour scores are between 1 and 25.It is best to think of your scores in terms of a range for the subject and the composite scores.For subject score (Reading, English, Math, Science), the score range is plus or minus 2. Example: If your score is 15 in English, your score range is 13-17.For the Composite Score, the score range is plus or minus 1. Example: Composite score 15 would mean score range of 14-16. </p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>11Answer the questions on the worksheet.11</p> <p>College Readiness12Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>13Answer the questions on the worksheet.13</p> <p>14Answer the questions on the worksheet.14Explain how ACTs World-of-Work Map is used to report students possible career areas based on their answers to a 72-item inventory about activities that interest them. The map, shown on page 7 of Its Your Future! divides groups of similar jobs into 26 career areas. Students are given tips about collecting information on future job possibilities.Student results from the UNIACT Interest Inventory are reported three ways:Your choice of Career Area Shaded regions on the World-of-Work Map graphicShaded career area titlesStudents can check for consistency between the career plans they reported and their Interest Inventory results.Students will likely need help from a teacher, counselor, or parent when completing theTips for Exploring Career Possibilities section.Emphasize that interests change. This is only a beginning activity in career exploration and planning.Expect some lively discussion - especially from parents - as the group considersfuture plans and career goals.Students should begin to consider a high school course plan that will help them achieve their career goals.EnglishSubject Scores AnalysisBenchmark Score8th Grade Benchmark: 13Range Score: 11 - 15</p> <p>7th Grade Benchmark: 12Range Score: 10 - 14</p> <p>English Column 1 question numberColumn 2 correct answerColumn 3 your answer+ if your answer was correctIf your answer was incorrect, you will see the letter you chose. Example: Ho if you left it blankColumn 4 subscore u for Usage/Mechanics and r for Rhetorical skillsAnswer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>English Circle the number of questions you answered incorrectly on the score report.In the test booklet, circle the same number of questions you answered incorrectly. Underline the correct answer for the questions you answered incorrectly.</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>Reading</p> <p>Subject Scores AnalysisBenchmark Score 8th Grade Benchmark: 17Range Score: 15 19</p> <p>7th Grade Benchmark: 16Range Score: 14 - 18ReadingColumn 1 question numberColumn 2 correct answerColumn 3 your answer+ if your answer was correctIf your answer was incorrect, you will see the letter you chose. Example: Ho if you left it blank</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>ReadingCircle the number of questions you answered incorrectly on the score report.In the test booklet, circle the same number of questions you answered incorrectly. Underline the correct answer for the questions you answered incorrectly.</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>MathSubject Scores AnalysisBenchmark Score 8th Grade Benchmark: 15Range Score: 13 17</p> <p>7th Grade Benchmark: 14Range Score: 12 - 16 MathColumn 1 question numberColumn 2 correct answerColumn 3 your answer+ if your answer was correctIf your answer was incorrect, you will see the letter you chose. Example: Ho if you left it blank</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>MathCircle the number of questions you answered incorrectly on the score report.In the test booklet, circle the same number of questions you answered incorrectly. Underline the correct answer for the questions you answered incorrectly.</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>ScienceSubject Scores AnalysisBenchmark Score 8th Grade Benchmark: 20Range Score: 18 22</p> <p>7th Grade Benchmark: 19Range Score: 17 - 21ScienceColumn 1 question numberColumn 2 correct answerColumn 3 your answer+ if your answer was correctIf your answer was incorrect, you will see the letter you chose. Example: Ho if you left it blank</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p> <p>ScienceCircle the number of questions you answered incorrectly on the score report.In the test booklet, circle the same number of questions you answered incorrectly. Underline the correct answer for the questions you answered incorrectly.</p> <p>Answer the questions on the worksheet.</p>