•  AzMerit Item Types  
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    ELA EXAMPLES
     
    Hot Text (Example 1)
    •Requires the student to select words or phrases from the text to support an analysis or inference.
    •Requires the student to select an inference and then to select words or phrases from the text to support the inference
                   [Two-Part Hot Text].
     
    Multi-Select (Example 2)
    •Requires the student to select multiple direct quotations or descriptions of textual evidence
    •Requires the student to select multiple pieces of textual evidence to support an explicit or implicit statement about theme or central idea.
     
    Grid Item (Example 3)
    •Requires the student to drag descriptions, analyses, or elements of a poem’s structure into a graphic organizer.
     
    Multiple Choice
     
    Open Response (Example 4)
     
     
     MATH EXAMPLES
     
    Multi-Select Response (Example 5)
     
    Equation Response  (Example 6)
     
    Multiple Choice Response
     
    Graphic Response — Drag and Drop, Drawing, Hot Spot (Example 7)
     
    Table Response (Example 8)
     
    Natural Language Response (Example 9)