Exams

"In general, the purpose of exams is to let the student show what they know, not what they don't know. The principle to use in shaping an exam for your child is: how can they show what they know?" -- Karen Glass Karen also wrote a post about "What if my child doesn't remember?" on the AO Advisory blog. AO mom Celeste Cruz talked with Cindy Rollins about exams for The Mason Jar podcast. And don't miss Wendi's post about exams on the AO Advisory's Archipelago blog.

In April, 2023, AO updated books in the subject areas of Spiritual Formation and Citizenship for Years 7 and up, in the subject area of Science for Years 5 and 6, and in Bible reading for all years. These changes will affect exams, but updated exams for the updated schedules won't be posted until after fall of the 2023-2024 school year; the exams currently posted are for the books that were scheduled for the 2022-2023 school year. Many AO users are still using old AO's 6-year Bible schedules, so questions for those Bible assignments will be available indefinitely from our Bible page, posted along with the old term's reading assignments (or, for Groups, from our Bible exams page). If you were doing a Lite Year or Combo Year, those Bible exam questions are at the very bottom of the Bible page.

Before you print out out one of these exams, try editing the "Student's name" and "Date of Exam" at the top by replacing the line ___ with the relevant information.

Exams for AO Years 1-6:

Exams for AO Years 7-11:

7-9 in Two Years:

9-11 in Two Years:

Other Exams

Exams for Nature Study
Exams for Plutarch
Exams for AO4G (AmblesideOnline for Groups)

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