Essential Elements for English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science (DLM®)
The MAP-A Essential Elements for ELA and math are specific statements of knowledge and skills that are linked to the grade-level specific expectations in the Missouri Learning Standards. The purpose of the Essential Elements (EEs) is to build a bridge from the content in the Missouri Learning Standards to expectations for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. The EEs were developed by a group of educators and content specialists from the members of the DLM® Consortium in the spring of 2011. The EEs were reviewed extensively by content experts and educators of the most significant cognitive disabled students. The final Essential Elements document for ELA and mathematics can be found at:
Blueprints for English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science (DLM®)
English language arts and mathematics test blueprints provide educators with specific guidance for individualized instruction and assessment. The blueprints inform the structure and list the Essential Elements available for assessment.
Nodes and Mini-Maps for English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science (DLM®)
DLM uses nodes that represent Essential Elements-related skills at different levels of cognitive complexity to create assessments that are accessible for a broad range of students. Click on the Essential Element and the nodes will display with the complexity level and a mini-map of how the nodes are connected together.
This manual provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features.
Assessment Coordinator Manual for ELA and Mathematics (DLM®)
This manual supports District Test Coordinators in preparing district and school staff for testing. Coming September 17, 2014
This manual supports Data Stewards with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal.
This manual supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for testing
Test Administration Manual for ELA and Mathematics (DLM®)
This manual supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for testing.
Coming September 17, 2014