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Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics in the Common Core, Grades 6-8

1st Edition

25 Formative Assessment Probes

Cheryl Rose Tobey; Carolyn B. Arline
eISBN-13: 9781483340395

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Here’s the middle-grades math resource you’ve been waiting for! Bestselling authors Cheryl Tobey and Carolyn Arline are back with 20 entirely new assessment probes that pinpoint subconcepts within the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics to promote deep learning and expert math instruction. Learn to ask the right questions to uncover common student misconceptions. Get practical instructional ideas that build new and accurate skills--while learning is already underway. It’s all here in this detailed and grade-level specific guide.

Organized by strand, the probes will enable you to:
Quickly and objectively evaluate common misconceptions around fractions and decimals, linear equations, ratios and percents, statistics, and more
Systematically address conceptual misunderstandings and procedural mistakes--before they become long-term problems
Help students better understand areas of difficulty
Plan targeted instruction that builds on students’ current understandings while addressing areas of struggle
Master the essential CCSM mathematical processes and proficiencies for Grades 6-8.

You’ll find sample student responses, extensive Teacher Notes, and research-based tips and resources. Eliminate the guesswork and join thousands of busy middle-grades teachers who’ve used these easy-to-implement tools to foster solid math proficiency!

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ISBNs 9781452230887, 9781452230887, 9781452230887, 9781483340395, 9781483340388, 1483340392
Language English
Number of Pages 232
Edition 1st