Reflection: Unit Exams Summative Assessment - Section 2: Testing!


I expected that some of my students would struggle with the last two problems because they are "story problems" but only one student was completely lost.  All the others demonstrated a good understanding of using the geometric sum formulas but made arithmetic mistakes and/or misinterpreted the question.  I did not anticipate that only one student would get problem #5 correct.  Apparently we needed to spend more time working with rational numbers as shown in this sample of student work on Problem #5!  This actually follows what my students indicated they were concerned about on yesterday's notecards so I will try to provide more opportunities to work with rationals as we move forward.  This reflection will also serve as reminder when I get to this unit next year!

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Summative Assessment

Unit 3: Algebraic Structure
Lesson 11 of 11

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of algebraic structure by successful completion of an assessment.

Big Idea: Hurdle the first unit test of the year with an assessment created to truly assess what you've been teaching.

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Math, algebraic expression, Algebra, Expressions (Algebra), algebraic methods, algebraic terminology, Algebra II, master teacher project, 11th Grade
  55 minutes
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