Alabama Alternate Assessment (AAA) October 2013 10 Tips for Correct Alignment 1. A story is at least 3 sentences in length. 2. May use manipulatives, but must also show work in mathematics. 3. May use technology as long as it doesn’t supplant the skill. 4. Must provide a script with pictures/audio/video evidence. 5. Must follow the 10-item rule for worksheet/test evidence. 6. Must state, in the area of reading, that the student read the story, passage, words, numbers, sounds, etc. (read aloud, signed, etc.) 7. Must provide a good description of task/activity on Body of Evidence Cover Sheet and/or Written Performance Summary Sheet. 8. Use different stories, books, numbers, letters, sounds, etc. on each piece of evidence submitted for scoring. 9. The student must read at complexity levels 3 and 4 in the subject of reading. 10. The AAA is assessing a student’s cognition, however, teachers must ensure appropriate and correct content is being taught and assessed.