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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Common Core Math TEST SHORT FORMS

Problem Solving for the Common Core, K–5

An Online Resource for Assessment and Instruction

Built from the ground up to support the Common Core, this resource provides teachers with a tool for assessment and instruction. Authentic problem-solving tasks engage students and develop their abilities to reason and communicate mathematically as well as to formulate mathematical connections.

Material Features:

  • Real world, problem-solving tasks uniquely created for the Common Core.
  • Differentiated material for instruction and exploration as well as formative assessment.
  • Summative assessments that include anchor papers and scoring rationales.
  • Preliminary Planning Sheets that offer a useful guide for teachers. Math Concepts, Problem-Solving Strategies, Math Vocabulary/Symbolic Representation, Possible Solutions and Mathematical Connections are outlined for each task.
  • Rubrics that provide clear guidelines for assessing student work and support the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
  • Support for Depth of Knowledge levels 3 and 4.
  • Alignments to the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Content and Mathematical Practice.

Our teacher-friendly tasks are designed to support both the Common Core and Citywide instructional expectations. GO Math! alignments are also available.
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Here's What People Are Saying

Our school subscribes to the Exemplars Library. I find the formative tasks aligned to the Common Core are strong and can be easily embedded in any curriculum. Having a more accessible and more challenging version of each task provides teachers' support as they have the resources to problem solve across different levels of understanding in their classrooms … Students are enjoying the tasks and are demonstrating a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts of the standards as they apply formal math language, accurate representations and connections.

C. Hemley

Principal

PS 94
New York

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