**Grade:**5

**Supporting Idea:**Geometry and Measurement - Geometry and Measurement

**Date Adopted or Revised:**09/07

**Date of Last Rating:**06/07

**Status:**State Board Approved - Archived

**Assessed:**Yes

**TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS**

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

**Clarification :**

Students will identify the ordered pair that describes the location of a point on a coordinate plane.

Students will identify the point on a coordinate plane that corresponds to a given ordered pair.

Students may identify the location of a point on a coordinate plane that is equidistant from two points.

Items will not include finding a specific distance between points.

Students will describe the horizontal and vertical movements necessary to get from one point to another on a coordinate plane.

**Content Limits :**

Items may include the following terms:

*coordinates*,

*coordinate plane*,

*ordered pairs*,

*midpoint*,

*x-axis*and

*y-axis*, but items will not assess the vocabulary of these terms.

**Stimulus Attributes :**

All x- and y-coordinates must be whole numbers.

Coordinate grids may have the x- and y-axes labeled.

Coordinate grids may have arrows at the end of each axis.

Items including the use of compass directions must include a compass rose.

All coordinate grids must use a scale of one unit.

Items may be set in either a real-world or a mathematical context.

Graphics should be used in all these items.

**SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (1)**

Test Item # |
Question |
Difficulty |
Type |

Sample Item 1 | The letters on the coordinate grid below represent the locations of paintings hanging on a wall of an art gallery. The manager wants to hang another painting exactly halfway between points A and B.Which ordered pair best describes the location of the new painting? |
N/A | MC: Multiple Choice |