Domain Level Item Specification Description Form: Grade Band 4-5

Listening

A. Is each proposed item task type an appropriate and effective means of gathering evidence in support of the identified standard(s), sub-claim(s) and practice(s)?
B. Do the item specifications for each item task type clearly state the key elements that all tasks of this type should contain?
C. Do the task descriptions serve as effective frameworks for item and task development?
D. Overall, are the item specifications for domain clear, complete, and appropriate?

Reading

A. Is each proposed item task type an appropriate and effective means of gathering evidence in support of the identified standard(s), sub-claim(s) and practice(s)?
B. Do the item specifications for each item task type clearly state the key elements that all tasks of this type should contain?
C. Do the task descriptions serve as effective frameworks for item and task development?
D. Overall, are the item specifications for domain clear, complete, and appropriate?

Speaking

A. Is each proposed item task type an appropriate and effective means of gathering evidence in support of the identified standard(s), sub-claim(s) and practice(s)?
B. Do the item specifications for each item task type clearly state the key elements that all tasks of this type should contain?
C. Do the task descriptions serve as effective frameworks for item and task development?
D. Overall, are the item specifications for domain clear, complete, and appropriate?

Writing

A. Is each proposed item task type an appropriate and effective means of gathering evidence in support of the identified standard(s), sub-claim(s) and practice(s)?
B. Do the item specifications for each item task type clearly state the key elements that all tasks of this type should contain?
C. Do the task descriptions serve as effective frameworks for item and task development?
D. Overall, are the item specifications for domain clear, complete, and appropriate?

E. Do the item task types proposed for grade band taken together, do an effective job of gathering appropriate evidence in support of the standards, claims/sub-claims, and practices?
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