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Assessments
NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 4: Read and Compute With Subtraction Using a Table
Discipline
Mathematics
3, 4
Professional Commentary

Students solve a subtraction word problem using numbers read from a chart. They have the option of using a calculator. This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grade 4 in the 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the NAEP test item, with access to performance data by various subgroups of students, a scoring guide, sample student responses, and a discussion of the content on which the item is based. The NAEP website allows users to build their own printable database of test items by clicking on Add Question in the upper right hand corner of the screen. NAEP Reference Number: 1992-4M12, No. 10. (sw)

Ohio Mathematics Academic Content Standards (2001)
Number, Number Sense and Operations Standard
Benchmarks (3–4)
L.
Use a variety of methods and appropriate tools (mental math, paper and pencil, calculators) for computing with whole numbers.
12.
Add and subtract whole numbers with and without regrouping.
13.
Use a variety of methods and appropriate tools for computing with whole numbers; e.g., mental math, paper and pencil, and calculator.
Data Analysis and Probability Standard
Benchmarks (3–4)
B.
Read and interpret tables, charts, graphs (bar, picture, line, line plot), and timelines as sources of information, identify main idea, draw conclusions, and make predictions.
4.
Support a conclusion or prediction orally and in writing, using information in a table or graph.