AMSA Performance Level Descriptors
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AMSA Performance Level Descriptors

This document outlines the Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs) used for the Alternate Montana Science Assessment (AMSA). Essence statements describe the core ideas within an Achievement Expectation (PE) distilled down to a level appropriate for the students participating in the AMSA. These PLDs are also used to provide guidance on the general content requirements of an item during content development for the AMSA.

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