# Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target C

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Target C from the Smarter Balanced assessment for eighth grade is understanding the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations. A slide show includes items about graphing proportional relationships and writing equations from different representations. The last item asks pupils to write the equation of a non-proportional line from a graph.

CCSS: Designed

##### Instructional Ideas

• Use the slides to create warm-ups with similar items
• Create a matching activity of proportional relationships with tables, equations, and graphs
##### Classroom Considerations

• Individuals should be comfortable with the concept of slope
• Presentation is part of the Gr. 8 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows series
##### Pros

• Covers the different ways to represent proportional relationships
##### Cons

• Answers to question two and three are incorrect; it should have slope of five for both