The “Get Ready” workbook includes one to three pages of additional Smarter Balanced practice for each Target (cluster in CCSS) in Claim 1. The problems in each workbook are modeled after items from samples in the Smarter Balanced Items Specifications (Version 3.0). The workbook files and answer keys are available for electronic purchase. The single use license allows lifetime copyright access for one teacher while the multiple use license can be used by all teachers at a grade level in a school building.
The “Smarter Balanced in a Flash” flashcard sets consist of Claim 1, 2, 3 and 4 cards of the sample items from the Smarter Balanced Item Specifications. The student-friendly laminated cards have one to two items on each card with the corresponding answer(s) on the back. The 4 inch by 5 inch cards are perfect in a multitude of settings including small group work, independent center/station activities, warm-ups or exit tickets for table groups, and tutoring.