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Re: 8th Grade NYS Math Assessment #43
Posted:
Apr 1, 2009 5:18 PM



I agree. I called the CTB people. The answer I received is "Although, we (CTB) may be wrong. We (the teachers) need to be consistent with the scoring so the point must be deducted". I also pointed out the fact that the definition of a line graph provided by the state in their glossary says line segments. I called NYSED and the answer was basically the same with the addition of the statement that since the information given indicates a linear function a ray is appropriate. I agreed with appropriate and completely disagree with required. I was told the same that we need to be consistent in the grading. I voiced my disagreement and was advised to write a letter. I believe this is important, we should all write letters. Caryl Lorandini **************Feeling the pinch at the grocery store? Make dinner for $10 or less. (http://food.aol.com/frugalfeasts?ncid=emlcntusfood00000001)



