Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 4

This Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 4 assessment also includes:

What is the appropriate model? Sample problems show the extent of the Smarter Balanced assessments Claim 4, Modeling and Data Analysis. Items provide pupils the opportunity to use mathematical modeling to arrive at a reasonable answer. Other items in the slideshow series on claims 2-4 require scholars to analyze data representations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a handout with the items and have the class answer them throughout the year as they learn appropriate content
  • For modeling items, ask class members to share what shapes they used
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes individuals have learned the content from high school standards
Pros

  • Answer keys provide a range of responses based upon the models created
  • Includes the number of points to award based upon correct responses
Cons

  • Items that require interactives do not work