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

Item Type(s):
This benchmark may be assessed using:
MC
,
MS
,
EE
,
MI
item(s)
 Assessment Limits :
Numbers in items must be nonnegative rational numbers. Onevariable linear equations and inequalities. An equation or inequality should be given if a context is included. Inequalities are restricted to < or >. Lists of numbers should not use set notation.  Calculator :
No
 Context :
Allowable
SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (4)
 Test Item #: Sample Item 1
 Question:
An equation is shown.
x + 5 = 14
Which of the values can be substituted for x to make the equation true?
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: MC: Multiple Choice
 Test Item #: Sample Item 2
 Question:
An equation is shown.
What value of 3x makes the equation true?
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: EE: Equation Editor
 Test Item #: Sample Item 3
 Question:
An inequality is shown.
Select all the values of n that make the inequality true.
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: MS: Multiselect
 Test Item #: Sample Item 4
 Question:
Select the values of x that make each equation or inequality true.
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: MI: Matching Item