General Information
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
Decimals may reference the same whole entity. Decimals are limited to tenths and hundredths. Decimals may be greater than 1. Items may not require a comparison of visual models in isolation.
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Allowable
Sample Test Items (4)
Test Item #  Question  Difficulty  Type 
Sample Item 1  Mr. Shelby bought a new plant. The plant grew 2.6 centimeters in the first week
and 3.42 centimeters the second week. Select all the true comparisons of the plant growth for the two weeks.

N/A  MS: Multiselect 
Sample Item 2  Zach and Karla each have seeds they will plant in a class garden. Zach’s seeds
weigh 1.5 grams. Karla’s seeds weigh 1.46 grams. Fill in the circles to select the correct symbol for each comparison. 
N/A  MI: Matching Item 
Sample Item 3  Allison wrote down a decimal number that is greater than 0.58 but less than 0.62. What is one number Allison could have written down? 
N/A  EE: Equation Editor 
Sample Item 4  The table shows the distances that Brianna ran on four days.
Which comparison about the distances is true?

N/A  MC: Multiple Choice 