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Smarter Balanced Grade 11

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Secretly think that "Common Core" and "Smarter Balanced" sound more like an ab workout and a low-fat butter substitute, respectively? Wondering how to decipher fuzzy assessment-ese and ace those newfangled technology-enhanced items? Shmoop's CCSS- and SBAC-aligned assessments, practice items, and performance tasks will help you get into fighting shape for this year's tests—no crunches necessary.

What's Inside Shmoop's Prep for Grade 11 Smarter Balanced Assessments

Shmoop is a labor of love from folks who are really, really into learning. Our test prep resources will help you prepare for exams with comprehensive, engaging, and frankly hilarious materials that bring the test to life. No, not like that. Put down those torches.

Smarter Balanced and Common Core-Aligned Items

Every assessment, performance task, and individual item in Shmoop's guide is aligned to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Grade 11 assessment targets. Yes, this means that everything is also aligned to Common Core State Standards. What can we say? We just really like aligning things.

Diagnostic Assessments, Performance Tasks, and Practice Questions

We've all spent sleepless nights pondering the question, "Where can I get my hands on practice assessments and performance tasks for the Smarter Balanced Common Core assessment?" What, just us? Luckily, Shmoop's guide includes one full-length assessment, one diagnostic assessment, and oodles of targeted practice problems. Can't forget about performance tasks—we have those for English Language Arts & Literacy and Mathematics, too.

Technology-Enhanced Items

Shmoop believes that computers are our future,* so our guide to the Smarter Balanced Common Core assessment is stuffed to the gills with brand new technology-enhanced items. Our questions include drag and drop, hot spot, short text, graphic response, and equation response items...not to mention more types of multiple-choice than you can shake a stick at.

*Along with children, of course.