Matches the Next-Generation MCAS Tests for 2016-2017! This practice book is the perfect preparation tool for the new Next-Gen MCAS tests. It covers all the skills assessed and gives students practice completing all the question types and tasks found on the real MCAS tests.Provides Ongoing Skill Development and Practice - Provides ten practice sets for ongoing test preparation and skill development - Begins with two short practice sets to introduce students to testing - Continues with eight 60-minute practice sets to give students the experience they need to perform well on the test - Covers all the skills listed in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks - Prepares students for all the question types found on the MCAS tests Complete Preparation for the Next-Generation MCAS Tests - Covers all the skills assessed on the real Next-Gen MCAS tests - Provides practice completing multiple choice, multiple select, short answer, techlogy enhanced, and open response questions - Includes additional practice for questions requiring students to show their work, explain their thinking, justify answers, or describe mathematical concepts - Questions that mimic techlogy-enhanced questions prepare students for taking the test online - Full answer key lists the skill assessed by each question Key Benefits - Builds confidence by helping students prepare before taking the real test - Develops all the mathematics skills that students need - Provides experience answering all types of questions - Helps students kw what to expect when taking the real MCAS tests - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - More rigorous tasks prepare students for the new assessments - Detailed answer key allows missing skills to be identified - 60-minute practice sets allow for ongoing test preparation About the Next-Generation MCAS Tests In the 2016-2017 school year, the state of Massachusetts introduced the Next-Generation MCAS tests to replace the PARCC assessments and the previous MCAS tests. The tests will contain PARCC items, as well as items developed specifically for the new MCAS tests. Students will first take the test in the spring of 2017. This practice book will prepare students for this new test.