This Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 4 assessment also includes:
Build the model right out of the box. A few sample items show teachers how Smarter Balanced assessments may approach Claim 4, modeling and data analysis. Pupils use their skills to create equations or expressions to model the situation and then respond to the question. The resource is one of three that cover claims 2 - 4.
- Ask class members to create mathematical models for each question
- Provide opportunities throughout the year for scholars to model with mathematics
- The class should be familiar with the content from the seventh grade math standards
- Each slide with a question is followed by a slide with the correct answer and a scoring rubric
- Distractors elicit common misconceptions