**Subject Area:**Mathematics

**Grade:**8

**Domain-Subdomain:**Expressions & Equations

**Cluster:**Level 1: Recall

**Cluster:**Work with radicals and integer exponents. (Major Cluster) -

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.

**Date Adopted or Revised:**02/14

**Date of Last Rating:**02/14

**Status:**State Board Approved

**Assessed:**Yes

**TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS**

**Item Type(s):**This benchmark may be assessed using: EE item(s)

**Assessment Limits :**

s Square roots and cube roots may be used to represent solutions to equations. Radicands may not include variables.

**Calculator :**

Neutral

**Context :**

Allowable

**SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (3)**

Test Item # |
Question |
Difficulty |
Type |

Sample Item 1 | What is the value of |
N/A | EE: Equation Editor |

Sample Item 2 | A cube with an edge of length What is the length of |
N/A | EE: Equation Editor |

Sample Item 3 | A square is cut in half on the diagonal, creating two equal triangles. Each triangle has an area of 0.32 square units. What is the side length, in units, of the original square? |
N/A | EE: Equation Editor |