Joliet Public Schools | District 86


PARCC Online Test Prep

General Resources


PARCC Practice Test Tutorial (Part 1)
Navigating the Test
This video walks students through how to access the PARCC practice test and how to navigate through the test.

PARCC Practice Test Tutorial (Part 2)
Test Tools
: This video focuses on the various tools students will need to know how to utilize within the TestNav platform. These tools include a magnifier, line reader, note pad, answer eliminator, and pointer/highlighter to name a few.

PARCC Practice Test Tutorial (Part 3)
Test Taking Skils
: This video focuses on the various question types students will encounter on the test and the skills they will need to answer questions successfully. Some examples of question types include free response, multiple answer, drag and drop, and using a drop down menu.

PARCC Test Nav. Tutorial: This hands-on tutorial is designed to familiarize students with how to navigate through the TestNav platform.


Practice Tests

ELA Practice Tests - Select grade level and click on "Standard Test Nav Version" button

Math Practice Tests - Select grade level and click on "Standard Test Nav Version" button


Online Student Tutorials

These tutorials will show students the variety of question types they will encounter when taking the PARCC online.  First students are exposed to a question type and then they are given a content-based example for practice.

Grade 3-5 ELA

Grades 6-8 ELA

Grades 3-5 Math

Grades 6-7 Math

Grade 8 Math


Equation Editor Tutorials

The equation editor is a tool students will need to know how to use for the math portion of the PARCC assessment. It allows students to build equations to show solutions to test questions.


Equation Editor Guide (Grades 3-5)

Equation Editor Tutorial (Grades 3-5)

Practice with Equation Editor (Grades 3-5)


Equation Editor Guide (Grades 6-8)

Equation Editor Tutorial (Grades 6-8)

Practice with Equation Editor (Grades 6-8)


Drag and Drop

Mouse Exercises-Drag and Drop

Mr. Nussbaum's Drag and Drop Math


Keyboarding Game Sites

Dance Mat Typing

Free Typing Games

Learning Games for Kids

Super Hyper Spider Typer

Typing Club


Mouse Practice

Mouse Interactive Tutorials


Mouse Program (highlighting skills)

Mouse Program (scrolling)

Drawing with a Mouse


Online Calculators

Basic Calculator

Scientific Calculator


Plotting Points

Hit the Coordinate

Interactive Cartesian Coordinates


Text Editing Tools

Mr. Nussbaum's Sentence Surgeons


Virtual Measuring Tools

Johnnie's Math Page: Geometry

Age of Angles

Amble Web Protractor

ABCYa Measuring Angles







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