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?

2 comments:

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?