# Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

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   Current best practices in mathematics instruction affirms
which of the following?
   (A)       Students should be encouraged to work
problems in any way that makes sense to them.
   (B)       Students should learn appropriate algorithms
and always show their work to display proficiency.
   (C)       Mental math is not an important part of math
class work.
   (D)       Pencil-and-paper drills are the most important
part of math class.
   Current best practices in
mathematics instruction affirms
which of the following?

   (A)   Students should be
encouraged to work problems in any
way that makes sense to them.
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Allof the following are the three most
common methods of doing arithmetic
EXCEPT
(A) mental estimation
(B) using a calculator
(C) written calculation with paper and
pencil
(D) conversion
All of the following are the three
most common methods of doing
arithmetic EXCEPT
(D) conversion
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   All of the students in an elementary teacher’s
classroom obtained stanine scores of 4s and 5s
on math computation. The teacher can determine
from that that her students are
   (A)       mostly average with some just below
average in computation
   (B)       failing in computational abilities
   (C)      a little above average in computation
   (D)      Performing at the fourth and fifth grade
levels in computation
Allof the students in an elementary
teacher’s classroom obtained stanine
scores of 4s and 5s on math computation.
The teacher can determine from that that
her students are

(A) mostly average with some just below
average in computation
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   In order for students to truly learn mathematics, the
most effective way for the teacher to structure the math
period is to
   (A)       have students spend all their time on
computation
   (B)       have students spend all their time on word
problems and applications
   (C)       have students spend half their time on
computation and half their time on application of math in
real life
   (D)       have students complete every page in their
workbooks
   In order for students to truly learn
mathematics, the most effective way for
the teacher to structure the math period
is to

   (C)     have students spend half their
time on computation and half their time
on application of math in real life
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   If a student is told to add 328 to 527,
and he answers 845, this is because he

   (A)     borrowed incorrectly
   (B)     failed to carry properly
   (C)    used the wrong operation
   (D)    does not know how to do
subtraction
   If a student is told to add 328 to
527, and he answers 845, this is
because he

   (B)    failed to carry properly
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   The word algorithm means

   (A)   higher level algebra
   (B)   a plan for solving a problem
   (C)   geometric proportions
   (D)   using a graphing calculator
The   word algorithm means

(B)    a plan for solving a problem
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   The most common mistake an elementary
child makes when doing arithmetic
problems is
   (A)     being illogical in their logic
   (B)     applying the wrong problem-
solving method
   (C)     having trouble applying the answer
to real life
   (D)     performing computational errors
   The most common mistake an
elementary child makes when doing
arithmetic problems is

   (D)   performing computational
errors
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   When students are given the chance to
use manipulatives to do problems instead
of doing them on paper, the result is
   (A)      they are more likely to get the
   (B)      they are more likely to get the
   (C)      they enjoy the process less
   (D)      they do not stay on task
When    students are given the chance
to use manipulatives to do problems
instead of doing them on paper, the
result is
(B)       they are more likely to get
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   According to research done on children in
the primary grades, the mistakes children
make in arithmetic
   (A)    differ greatly from class to class
and year to year
   (B)    are random
   (C)    are remarkably consistent in
nature
   (D)    cannot be identified
   According to research done on children in
the primary grades, the mistakes children
make in arithmetic

   (C)    are remarkably consistent in
nature
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   When a teacher is drawing conclusions about a primary
student’s math ability based on standardized test results,
she should use caution because
   (A)         very little research has been done on primary
   (B)         the population on which these tests are
standardized are older children, not primary grade
children
   (C)         the current standardized tests are invalid : in
the skills they test
   (D)         children of this age change so rapidly that
scores on a single test may not reflect a student’s ability
When  a teacher is drawing conclusions
about a primary student’s math ability
based on standardized test results, she
should use caution because

( (D)    children of this age change so
rapidly that scores on a single test may not
reflect a student’s ability
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Million Dollar Question
   The most common borrowing problems students
have involve
   (A) numbers in the millions
   (B) the numeral zero
   (C) failure to carry properly
   (D) the numerals 6 and 9
1,000,000 Question
   NCTM is what type of organization?
   (A) government agency
   (B) A non-profit professional
organization
   (C) A for-profit organization of teachers
and principals
   (D) A federal program developed by
Congress to promote math education
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