Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.
TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS
This benchmark may be assessed using:
- Assessment Limits :
Items may include problems that use the incenter and circumcenter
of a triangle.
- Calculator :
- Clarification :
Students will construct a circle inscribed inside a triangle.
Students will construct a circle circumscribed about a triangle.
Students will solve problems using the properties of inscribed and
circumscribed circles of a triangle.
Students will use or justify properties of angles of a quadrilateral that
is inscribed in a circle.
- Stimulus Attributes :
Item may be set in real-world or mathematical context.
- Response Attributes :
Items may require the student to use or choose the correct unit of
Items may require the student to provide steps for a construction.
Items may require the student to give statements and/or
justifications to complete formal and informal proofs.