Thursday, February 4, 2016

Math problems of the week: 5th grade Common Core-inspired test question

A problem from a sample 5th grade PARCC test (a Common Core-inspired testing consortium that originally included 23 states, and as of June, 2015, consists of 7).

Extra Credit:

Common Core proponents claim the Common Core Standards don't dictate a particular curriculum. Relate this claim:

(a) to the above problem
(b) to the attrition of the PARCC consortium.

Enter your answers and explanations in the space provided.

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