ERIC Number: ED263153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics Objectives and Measurement Specifications, 1986. Grade 7. Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Educational Assessment.
The mathematics learning objectives contained in this volume and the measurement specifications are congruent with Texas law. These objectives are provided for teachers and test developers involved with the preparation of the Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills (TEAMS) tests. Beginning with the 1985-86 school year, the TEAMS tests will be based on these objectives: (1) add and subtract fractions with like or unlike denominators; (2) add subtract, and multiply decimals; (3) solve two-step word problems using the basic operations with whole numbers; (4) solve two-step word problems using addition, subtraction, and multiplication with decimals; (5) convert decimals or percents to equivalent forms; (6) identify common geometric terms and figures; (7) find the perimeter of polygons; (8) convert measurements within either the metric or customary system of measurement; (9) use information from charts or graphs to solve word problems; (10) solve one-step equations; and (11) determine the number of possible outcomes for a given situation. Example test questions are given for each objective. (GDC)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 7, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Skills, Minimum Competencies, Minimum Competency Testing, State Programs, State Standards, Test Construction, Test Items, Testing Programs
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, Austin, TX 78701 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Educational Assessment.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills