Writing Archives for Grades 4, 7, and 10 (2003-2008)

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The North Carolina Writing Assessment program requires that the modes of writing assessed at grade 4, 7, and 10 be aligned with the curriculum expectations as specified in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study (Content Standards).

2007-08 North Carolina Writing Assessment Results for Grades 4, 7, and 10
Data for LEAs: Grade 4 (xls, 72kb) | Grade 7 (xls, 70kb) | Grade 10 (xls, 58kb)
Data for Schools: Grade 4 (xls, 414kb) | Grade 7 (xls, 220kb) | Grade 10 (xls, 179kb)


Distributed Scoring Opportunity for North Carolina Educators (pdf, 251kb)
Interested North Carolina educators may now participate in the scoring of the General Writing Assessment at Grade 10. Please see the attached memo from Rebecca Garland, Angela Quick, and Gary Williamson.


General Writing Assessment at Grades 4, 7, and 10

North Carolina Alternate Assessments in Writing

North Carolina Writing Assessment Prompts
Released writing prompts from the North Carolina Writing Assessment at Grades 4, 7, and 10

The North Carolina Writing Assessment at Grades 4, 7, and 10 Trainer Manuals
Documents on the North Carolina Writing Assessment scoring process

North Carolina Writing Assessment Advisory Committees

 Achievement Level Information
Publications regarding Achievement Levels I–IV for the North Carolina Writing Assessments


Administration Information

  • Testing Calendar
  • Required Tests for the North Carolina Testing Program
  • Number of Items and Administration Time for Required State Tests

Assessment Briefs and Other Publications
Assessment Briefs and other publications that contain information about the North Carolina Writing Assessments


Writing Reports
Student participation and performance reports for the North Carolina Writing Assessments


State Testing Results
Multiple reports providing testing results


Testing Security
North Carolina Testing Code of Ethics, Testing Security Protocol and Procedures for North Carolina School Personnel publication, and the Proctor's Guide


Other Resources

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