Friday, May 20, 2016

Math problems of the week: Common Core-inspired open-ended test questions

Sample 3rd grade open ended test question from the State of New York's EngageNY.

First, the question and the associated Common Core Goal:


Next, the "Extended Rationale":


Next, five sample answers:








Extra Credit:

The question is worth 3 points. Given the Common Core Goal and the Extended Rationale, provide a score for each of these questions.

(I'll post EngageNY's scores for these in a few days.)

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