Student Experience in the Imagine Galileo Grade 2+ SLA Benchmark Test

As students complete the Imagine Galileo Grade 2+ SLA Benchmark Test, they will see and hear different screens and instructions. Recognizing these screens and instructions helps Teachers monitor when students start the Grade 2+ Galileo Benchmark Test, navigate the test, answer different test question types, and submit the test. Administrators must schedule the Grade 2+ Galileo Benchmark Test before students can take it.

The Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test may require more time to complete than other tests. Sometimes students can become impatient and guess the answers on test items instead of reading passages or test items fully. Encourage your students to take their time and do their best work.

Students typically complete the test in 30-45 minutes; allow them as long as they need to complete the test. The Benchmark Test can be administered over multiple sessions if needed. If a student logs out of the Benchmark Test, their answers will be saved and they can resume the test the next time they log in. While students are taking the Benchmark Test, you can check your student's status using the Imagine Galileo Test Monitoring Report.

Starting the Grade 2+ Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test

When students log in they will click the Galileo tile to go to the Galileo Student Test Center and start the Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test.

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Once students visit the Imagine Galileo Student Test Center, they will click the scheduled Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test. 


Navigating the Grade 2+ Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test

The Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test includes these navigational tools to help students effectively navigate the test.

Test Icon Description

Click Anterior to return to the previous question and Siguiente to advance to the next question. Siguiente turns green when the student answers the current question. 


Students can choose test items from the drop-down list to jump to that test item on the Benchmark Test.

studentExperienceIButton.PNG Click the Information icon to read the instructions for the test. 

Click the Review Tools icon (reviewToolSLA.png) to add a note to the current test item, use strikethrough to eliminate specific answer options, mark the current test item for review before submitting, or highlight the current test item.


Click the Question icon to read instructions on how to use default tools such as adding a note to a test item, marking a test item for review, and highlighting a test item.

Students can also read instructions on how to use optional tools such as the dictionary, text-to-speech, test timer, zoom in/out, and calculator if these tools have been enabled for the test.


Optional tools cannot be enabled for the Grade 2+ Imagine Galileo SLA Benchmark Test if you used the Easy Benchmark Scheduler to schedule tests.

studentExp2ReviwButtonNew.png Click Review to see the status of all the test questions, including answered questions, unanswered questions, and any questions students have marked for review. 
studentExp2ResetButtonNew.png Click Reset to reset any answers that students chose from a drop-down list.

Answering Imagine Galileo SLA Benchmark Test questions

The Imagine Galileo Benchmark Test includes approximately 35 questions of different question types. The following are some example question types that students may encounter.

Multiple Choice question type

Students read a passage and answer multiple-choice questions about the passage.


Selectable test question type

Students click on the word that is used incorrectly in the sentence. 


Drop-down question type

Students complete a sentence using words from each drop-down list.dropdownSLA2.png

Submitting the Imagine Galileo SLA Imagine Benchmark Test

After students answer the last test question, they can review all the test questions to see which ones they have answered, not answered, or marked for review. After students have reviewed and answered all the test questions, they click Submit Test and then click Yes, submit test to confirm that they want to submit their test.