12 more ways students sabotaged the PARCC field tests
As Twitchy told you last week, students have been voicing their irritation, frustration, and aggravation with the costly, experimental, and time-consuming Common Core-aligned field tests piloted by PARCC (the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) over the past few weeks.
As we noted, Spongebob Squarepants seemed to be a popular way to answer PARCC essay questions:
Well, more test-takers took to Twitter to share how they undermined the PARCC field tests. Here are the top 12 ways students sabotaged the pilot exams.
1. They just made random guesses:
2. They quoted movies in their English/reading essays:
3. They quoted country song lyrics:
4. They quoted rap lyrics:
5. They wrote in a thug motto:
6. Fan fiction came in handy:
7. So did texting abbreviations:
8. One student recycled a mock trial paper for his math question:
9. And here’s another novel non-math answer for a math question:
10. There’s a test-grader out there who will be treated to an essay about “Henrry the Carot:”
11. This guy drew a lot of dots:
12. And this test-taker used the open response to give test-makers a piece of her mind about their assessment: