Diagnostic Sample Items

In our development process, content editors follow meticulous steps to create test items. Curriculum Associates also enlists the help of experienced teachers to review assessment items. Finally, we employ a series of cognitive labs to gain a deeper understanding of the cognitive processes students use when responding to assessment items. The sample items showcased here represent our various item types and tools across grade levels.  

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Diagnostic Item Types

The i-Ready Diagnostic has unique item types for Reading and Mathematics that assess student proficiency in varying ways.

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Foundational Reading Skills Items

Younger students will encounter questions on the Diagnostic developed specifically to address foundational skills in a way consistent with the Science of Reading.

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Math Tools Available on the Diagnostic

The i-Ready Diagnostic for Mathematics has a number of virtual math tools to aid students in responding to questions and to assess students in innovative ways.  

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Sample High School Diagnostic Items

The i-Ready Diagnostic assesses high school students using questions specifically developed for students in Grades 9–12.