Ready for the Test. Ready for Life.
It’s almost time for your child to take the annual Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) test in math and English language arts. To see what’s expected of your child, check out the grade-by-grade practice test and how it measures real-world skills, like problem-solving and critical thinking.
Click below for your state’s practice test and simple ways to help your child feel confident and ready for the test.
Sample Test Questions
Test questions range from traditional multiple-choice to interactive ones that ask your child to explain his or her reasoning.
Shelita had a certain number of marbles in her pocket. She gave some of her marbles to her brother, and now she has 124 marbles left.
How many marbles could she have started with and how many marbles could she have given to her brother?
Select the two possible solutions.
A. She started with 493 marbles and gave 369 marbles to her brother.
B. She started with 189 marbles and gave 75 marbles to her brother.
C. She started with 290 marbles and gave 158 marbles to her brother.
D. She started with 367 marbles and gave 243 marbles to her brother.
E. She started with 514 marbles and gave 380 marbles to her brother.
*Example elementary school question
English Language Arts
You have read an excerpt from Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain.
Write an essay in which you explain how Twain describes his experiences on the Mississippi River and how these experiences change his viewpoint of the river throughout the text.
Use key details and examples from the passage to support your ideas.
*Example middle school question
It’s about the big picture.
How to use the score report.
The what, when, and how.
Bring on the challenge!
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