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Re: Grade 8 Math question 42
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Mar 26, 2009 9:18 PM



I agree with everyone's frustration. It was less frustrating when they would lose one out of ten points. (Back in the old days of regents exams) The difference is not a matter of understanding a concept, it is about the details. It is the 1 out 3 points lost that aggravates me. Although, I agree the correct response would be (3,3) however, stating 3,3 does not mean they don't understand. I had several students in their "work" write out all the primes and double primes correctly with parentheses however only write 3,3 on the line. Many of my students did not make rays, the drew segments, they graphed the data up to 7 days. 42 and 43 were the two questions where I kept saying but they know the concept, this is crazy!!! Anyway, keep sharing your thoughts and frustrations. Your Middle Level Reps from AMTNYS will share all these comments with NYSED. Caryl Lorandini **************Feeling the pinch at the grocery store? Make dinner for $10 or less. (http://food.aol.com/frugalfeasts?ncid=emlcntusfood00000001)



