Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) - General Information on Samples


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Purpose:

 
  Sample questions and scoring guides are provided to teachers and students for review and practice.

Content:

 
  Online - Multiple Choice Questions
 
  • Reading Comprehension: 40 multiple choice questions
     
  • Numeracy: 40 multiple choice questions
    On Paper - Student Response Booklet
     
  • Reading Comprehension: one written response question
     
  • Short Writing: one writing topic
     
  • Long Writing: one writing topic
     
  • Numeracy: two written response questions

    English Samples

    Grade 4
    Online:
    Multiple Choice Questions
    On Paper:
    Student Response Booklet
    (PDF, 6.72MB)
    Scoring:
    Rubrics and Sample Responses
    (PDF, 328KB)
    Examples of Student Responses
    Grade 7
    Online:
    Multiple Choice Questions
    On Paper:
    Student Response Booklet
    (PDF, 9.69 MB)
    Scoring:
    Rubrics and Sample Responses
    (PDF, 675KB)
    Examples of Student Responses

    French Samples

    4e année
    Online:
    Questions à choix multiple
    On Paper:

    Cahier de réponses (PDF, 10MB)
    Scoring:
    Corrigé (PDF, 358KB)
    Exemples de réponses d'élèves
    7e année
    Online:
    Questions à choix multiple
    On Paper:

    Cahier de réponses (PDF, 6.91MB)
    Scoring:
    Corrigé (PDF, 463KB)
    Exemples de réponses d'élèves

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