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```					Who?            8th grade Students

What?           Take a New York State Assessment in Math

Where?          Sequoya Middle School

When?           May 11th and 12th (Wednesday and Thursday)

Why?            All students must participate in state assessments and all
are to demonstrate proficiency in math. These
test                     help the teachers determine each students
strengths and                     weaknesses.

How?            The eighth-grade State Math test is a timed test that is
given over a two-day period.
Day 1
27 Multiple Choice Questions
NO CALCULATOR (35 min.)
6 short extended responses (35 min.)

Day 2
12 short and extended response questions with use of
calculator (70 min.)
Day 1
42 Multiple Choice Questions
NO CALCULATOR (65 min.)
Day 2
8 short and 4 extended response questions with use
of calculator
(70 min.)
Algebra
Measurement

Geometry
21-25%

18-22%   Number
Sense
34-38%

19% - 23%
Probability                      0%
•Come to class prepared (pencils & calculators)
•Take 3 “mini” tests that imitate the real test, these all
count!
• Take 5 “new” practice tests that imitate the real test, best
2 count!
• Take 2 “old” REAL assessment tests (2009 & 2010) for
practice.
Study, Study, Study
Practice, Practice, Practice

“Practice makes Perfect!!!”
*Bring it home to get
signed
(Any where on it)
* Hand it in, I will
photocopy it and give
it back to you to put
You will be each be given a folder and will
keep the following in it…
• All tests given

** Put your name on the tab

** These folders will be collected everyday and
will stay IN the classroom
You will also be allowed to…

Take notes on the folder when we go over
the tests and use your folder as a
“cheat” sheet when you take your
practice tests.

Organize it by topic ~ Angles, Equations…
The test is out of 70 points!!
Part 1 = 42 points
(each question worth 1 point)

Part 2 = 28 points
(each question worth 2 or 3 points)

Passing / Level 3 = 45 out of 70
points
Level 4 = 62 out of 70 points

These points will be
converted into a
Would you have passed the 8th grade math assessment
given 2009 or 2010?

We are going to start by taking the 2009 this week!!

Monday – Book2

Tuesday – Book 3
& Finish Book2

Wednesday – Book1

Thursday & Friday – Go over it!

LETS BEGIN…

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