Tennessee

State of Tennessee

Model
Instructionally Embedded

Testing Window
2023 Fall Window: 11/13/23-12/22/23
2024 Spring Window: 2/5/24 – 5/17/24

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics

Contacts
Nancy Williams, Assessment 
Alison Gauld, Special Education

Tennessee Department of Education

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

Accessibility Manual (pdf) 6/30/2023
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features

Assessment Coordinator Manual for Tennessee (pdf) 10/16/2023
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments

Blueprint English Language Arts for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf)
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) and the requirements for coverage within each conceptual area

Blueprint Mathematics for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf) 11/15/2022
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) and the requirements for coverage within each conceptual area

Complete List of Essential Elements for English Language Arts (pdf)
comprehensive list of all ELA Essential Elements currently part of the DLM learning map model

Complete List of Essential Elements for Mathematics (pdf)
comprehensive list of all Mathematics Essential Elements currently part of the DLM learning map model

Currently Tested Essential Elements for English Language Arts
these PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes

Currently Tested Essential Elements for Mathematics
lists of PDFs for each Mathematics Essential Element available for assessment. These PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes

Data Management Manual (pdf) 10/09/2023
supports data managers with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal

District Staff Video Resources for Instructionally Embedded Model States  video
resources designed for district users, including Educator Portal how-to videos and role-specific training videos

DLM Familiar Texts for English Language Arts
resources and source books to assist in teaching students to comprehend text through listening or reading

DLM Score Report Videos for Instructionally Embedded Model Statesvideo
collection of videos detailing DLM score report content and use

DLM Training for District Roles 08/01/2023
includes short, interactive lessons for assessment coordinators, data managers, technology managers, and district and building administrators, as well as general lessons regarding DLM vocabulary and what’s new for the current school year

Required Test Administrator Training

The 2023-2024 training will become available via the Training tab in Educator Portal according to your state's scheduled training date. Refer to the Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for instructions on accessing and completing the training. Facilitators should refer to the Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training.