Saturday, October 3, 2015

English problem of the week: Common Core-inspired sample 5th grade reading question

I've been distracted with the sudden loss of a collaborator and friend, and so neglected to post a math problem of the week. Taking this broken routine and running with it, I'm posting my first-ever Common Core-inspired English and Language Arts problem of the week.

A 5th grade sample problem from Lumos Learning:


Extra Credit: 

 Does it matter that I omitted about 97% of the story?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It doesn't matter that the story was omitted if you know what the meaning of simultaneous is. Though I'm guessing that its meaning cannot be inferred from the story anyway.