Item and Task Specifications and Sample Items Sample assessment items and tasks are included in item/task specifications: www.smarterbalanced.org/itemspecs Live sample items and tasks: www.sampleitems.smarterbalanced.org
Go to the Smarter Website 1.http://www.smarterbalanced.orghttp://www.smarterbalanced.org 2.Click on Smarter Balanced Assessment (top of page) 3.In drop down, scroll to Sample Items and Performance Tasks 4.In task bar, click on View More Sample Items 5.In drop down, click on Choose 6-8 or High School
THEN NOW How are the test items different? How are the test items similar?
ADE is inside ABCD. Point E is halfway between points B and C on the rectangle. Side AB is 8 cm and side AD is 7 cm. Part A: What is the area of ADE? Part B: What is the ratio of the area of ABE to the area of ADE? Part C: What is the ratio of the area of DCE to the area of ABCD ?
Which equation is represented by the graph? A.2y + x = 10 B. y - 2x = -5 C.-2y = 10x – 4 D.2y = - 4x - 10
The three different linear functions below are represented in three different ways, as shown. 2y + 3 = 3x X f(x) -3 -9 3 6 9 (I)(II) (III) Which function has the greatest rate of change? Does any pair of functions have the same rate of change? Justify your answer.
The diagram on the right shows a pillow Chris wants to cover with fabric. What is the total surface area of the pillow? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth. Show your work: Answer _________ square inches If Chris shortens the length of the pillow from 15 in to 12 in, how much less fabric will she need? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth. Show your work: Answer _______square inches
Calculator Use on the Smarter Balanced Math Assessments How will Smarter Balanced decide when and how to allow calculators?
Grades 6-HS Calculators are available for a small proportion of grade 6 items and gradually increase in availability as students progress toward high school. Calculators will be available for most or all of the high school math items.
Resources Common Core State Standards Initiative http://www.corestandards.org/Math http://www.corestandards.org/Math Achieve the Core http://www.achievethecore.org/ Illustrative Mathematics http://www.illustrativemathematics.org/ The Hunt Institute Videos http://www.youtube.com/user/TheHuntInstitute?feature=watch http://www.youtube.com/user/TheHuntInstitute?feature=watch WVDE Office of Instruction http://wvde.state.wv.us/instruction/math.html http://wvde.state.wv.us/instruction/math.html
Resources National Science Digital Library – Serving STEM Education http://nsdl.org/search/standards/D10003FB http://nsdl.org/search/standards/D10003FB University of Arizona – Progressions Documents for the CCSS – M http://ime.math.arizona.edu/progressions/ http://ime.math.arizona.edu/progressions/ Hawaii State Department of Education – Standards Database http://wetserver.net/hcpsv3_staging/cc/common-core.jsp http://wetserver.net/hcpsv3_staging/cc/common-core.jsp Council of Chief State School Officers http://spaces.ccsso.org/CCSSO/Home iTunes Preview – CCSS Apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/common-core-standards/id439424555