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# No Surprises Testing

Lesson 19 of 19

## Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of analyzing and interpreting functions by successful completion of the unit assessment.

## Big Idea: Students know what to expect for this assessment and should be ready and able to show how much they understand.

*50 minutes*

#### Ready

*5 min*

**I have written a traditional assessment with short-answer problems and application problems similar to the work done in the unit, the review and the self-assessment, hence the title "no-surprises testing". I like to give students this kind of familiar format.......and then they know what to expect. As always I remind them that they need to show their work even if they're using a calculator and to write legibly. **

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#### Testing

*45 min*

I distribute the Assessment, ask if there are any questions and tell my students they have until the end of class to complete the test. **(MP1, MP2)** As they work I walk around offering encouragement and redirecting as necessary. In spite of all the time and effort spent preparing for this assessment, there will still be a few students who feel "surprised", an issue I address in my video.

As students finish I encourage them to use the remaining time to check their work and make sure they answered every question as completely as possible.

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- UNIT 1: First Week!
- UNIT 2: Algebraic Arithmetic
- UNIT 3: Algebraic Structure
- UNIT 4: Complex Numbers
- UNIT 5: Creating Algebraically
- UNIT 6: Algebraic Reasoning
- UNIT 7: Building Functions
- UNIT 8: Interpreting Functions
- UNIT 9: Intro to Trig
- UNIT 10: Trigonometric Functions
- UNIT 11: Statistics
- UNIT 12: Probability
- UNIT 13: Semester 2 Review
- UNIT 14: Games
- UNIT 15: Semester 1 Review

- LESSON 1: Keys
- LESSON 2: BrainPower!
- LESSON 3: Sketchbook
- LESSON 4: Reign Over the Domain
- LESSON 5: Change!
- LESSON 6: Estimate!
- LESSON 7: Roots
- LESSON 8: Pieces
- LESSON 9: Zero to Hero
- LESSON 10: Happy Endings
- LESSON 11: Logs; but not for building
- LESSON 12: Power to the Mathematician
- LESSON 13: Write That!
- LESSON 14: And Write That!
- LESSON 15: Compare and Contrast
- LESSON 16: The Choice is Yours
- LESSON 17: Retrospective
- LESSON 18: Self-Assessment
- LESSON 19: No Surprises Testing