Thursday, May 12, 2016

Math problems of the week: Common Core-inspired open-ended math questions for 5th grade

From the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler for Grade 5:

Extra Credit:

Does this "complete explanation" show that the student has moved beyond procedural understanding to conceptual understanding?


Anonymous said...

Did anyone notice two digits were inverted at the bottom of the worksheet?

treehousekeeper said...

Shouldn't a conceptual explanation contain something about place value?