TerraNova College-and Career-Ready Edition and Assessments

The College and Career Readiness Standards — Changing the Way We Approach Assessment

Subject Areas:
Form 1: Reading (Grades 3–8)
Form 1: Math (Grades 3–8)
Form 1: English Language Arts (Grades 3–8)
Form 2: Science (Grades 3–8)
Form 2: Social Studies (Grades 3–8)

Assessment Types:
New National 2011 Norms
Standardized Achievement Test aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards


Delivery Format:
Paper and Pencil

With content aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards, TerraNova College-and Career-Ready Edition and Assessments feature innovative items that deliver an authentic measure of the higher order thinking skills and increased depth of knowledge highlighted by the College and Career Readiness Standards. In one test, TerraNova College-and Career-Ready Edition and Assessments show educators and stakeholders how well students have mastered both national and College and Career Readiness Standards. Results are ready in less than seven days, making the data actionable for effective classroom instruction.

Innovative Test Items Deliver Greater Insight
TerraNova College-and Career-Ready Edition and Assessments deliver test items that go beyond traditional multiple-choice tests. On the same scale and all in the same test book, TerraNova College-and Career-Ready Edition and Assessments includes:

  • Integrated Performance Tasks (PT)
  • Constructed-Response (CR) Items
  • Extended Constructed-Response (ECR) Items
  • Multiple-Choice (MC) Items

No other national achievement test offers this combination of items all on the same scale, all in one test book.