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 will assess only sine, cosine, and tangent to determine the
length of a side or an angle measure.
- Calculator :
- Clarification :
Students will use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean theorem
to solve right triangles in applied problems.
Students will use similarity to explain the definition of trigonometric
ratios for acute angles.
Students will explain the relationship between sine and cosine of
Students will use the relationship between sine and cosine of
- Stimulus Attributes :
For G-SRT.3.8, items must be set in a real-world context.
For G-SRT.3.6 and G-SRT.3.7, items must be set in a mathematical
For G-SRT.3.8, items may require the student to apply the basic
- Response Attributes :
Items may require the student to find equivalent ratios.
Items may require the student to use or choose the correct unit of
Multiple-choice options may be written as a trigonometric equation.
Equation Editor items may require the student to use the inverse
trigonometric function to write an expression.