ERIC Number: ED309062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Survey of Academic Skills: Grade 8 Rationale and Content Mathematics.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Publications.
This survey reflects new developments in the mathematics curriculum as emphasized in the curriculum frameworks and state-adopted textbooks. The first section describes the procedure for the development of the survey and the rationale for the topics and types of questions included on the mathematics portion of the test. The second section describes the mathematics content to be assessed and includes illustrative questions. Areas assessed are: (1) "Numbers"; (2) "Operations"; (3) "Algebra"; (4) "Geometry"; (5) "Measurement"; (6) "Probability and Statistics"; (7) "Tables, Graphs, and Integrated Applications"; and (8) "Problem Solving." An answer key to the examples is provided. (YP)
Descriptors: Grade 8, Junior High Schools, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests, Secondary School Mathematics, Test Construction, Testing Programs
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802-0271 ($2.50 plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Publications.
Identifiers - Location: California