If your children have been instructed in the Common Core they will not be prepared for the NYS Test.

A typical module lesson is 60 minutes. The focus of the module is a close reading of text and answering of questions that sends the readers back to the text for evidence to support a claim. It is a laborious process that requires the entire 60 mins.

Students will be taking a 70 minute test. They will be asked to critically read 6 passages. They will then answer 30 questions that will allegedly send them back to the text for additional close reads.

The tests are asking students to take 70 minutes when the module would require 300 mins…

 

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