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CSAP / TCAP - Frameworks & Fact Sheets

Beginning 2011-12

New 2011 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) Frameworks define what will be assessed on the state's standardized, timed assessment.  They are the "DNA of the test."  Each item on the TCAP is developed to measure a single test objective.  Test objectives are measured in a cyclical basis through an annual  refreshment of items and text-passages. 

Continuity of the test results between years within the same grade and between grades (vertical scale) is maintained using both an "anchoring" of items within tests and shared items between grades. 

Links to TCAP Assessment Frameworks by Grade Level

TCAP Mathematics (PDF) TCAP Mathematics (Word)
TCAP Science (PDF)
beginning spring 2014 Science will no longer be tested on TCAP and moved to the new assesment
TCAP Science (Word)
beginning spring 2014 Science will no longer be tested on TCAP and moved to the new assesment
TCAP Reading (PDF) TCAP Reading (Word)
TCAP Writing (PDF) TCAP Writing (Word)

TCAP Assessment Fact Sheets

TCAP Fact Sheets (PDF)

TCAP Fact Sheets (Word)

Reading TCAP - FACT Sheet

Writing TCAP FACT - Sheet

Mathematics TCAP - FACT Sheet

Science TCAP - FACT Sheet

Reading TCAP - FACT Sheet

Writing TCAP FACT - Sheet

Mathematics TCAP - FACT Sheet

Science TCAP - FACT Sheet

 


 

TCAP Frequently Asked Questions

This document contains answers to frequently asked questions about the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program


CSAP Assessment Fact Sheets and Frameworks (prior to 2011-12)

Colorado State Assessment Program (CSAP) Assessment Frameworks define what will be assessed on the state's paper and pencil, standardized, timed assessment.  They are the "DNA of the test."  Each item on the CSAP is developed to measure a single test objective.  Test objectives are measured in a cyclical basis through an annual  refreshment of items and text-passages. 

Word Version

PDF Version