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.
Remarks/ExamplesIn grades 6 – 8, students describe center and spread in a data distribution. Here they choose a summary statistic appropriate to the characteristics of the data distribution, such as the shape of the distribution or the existence of extreme data points.
TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS
This benchmark may be assessed using:
- Assessment Limits :
- Calculator :
- Clarification :
Students will represent data using a dot plot, a histogram, or a box
- Stimulus Attributes :
Items should use real-world data and be set in a real-world context
- Response Attributes :
Items may require the student to apply the basic modeling cycle.
Items may require the student to choose an appropriate level of
Items may require the student to choose and interpret the scale in a
Items may require the student to choose and interpret units.