Science Development:

The Science portion of WESTEST 2 includes 45 questions per grade level.  Each test is comprised of 43 multiple-choice items and 2 gridded response items.  Each of the tests includes at least 2 graphic organizers to assist student thinking.  Approximately 750 items were written and reviewed for the final form selection of WESTEST 2 .   Items were written using the specific Science Item Writing Checklist.