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Author:Cooney, Thomas J.; Sanchez, Wendy B.; Leatham, Keith; and Mewborn, Denise S.
Description: Over 450 open-ended, field-tested assessment items, distributed more or less equally among elementary, middle school, and high school grade levels. The questions relate to five major content areas, based on the NCTM Standards: number and operation; probability and statistics; measurement; patterns, functions, and algebra; and geometry and spatial sense. Test drive sample assessment items; register to gain full access. Also, read about the nature of open-ended questions, creating them, why to use them, and scoring student responses with a rubric.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Word Problems, Educational Vendors
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Arithmetic/Early Math, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Probability, Statistics
Math Ed Topics: Assessment/Testing, Problem-Solving

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