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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 4: Solve a multi-step word problem
Discipline
Mathematics
Grades
3, 4
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Students must solve a multi-step word problem involving addition and/or subtraction of 1- and 2-digit numbers. This multiple-choice question is a sample test item used in grade 4 in the 2003 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 key, and 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: 2003-4M10, No. 7. (sw)


Ohio Mathematics Academic Content Standards (2001)
Number, Number Sense and Operations Standard
Benchmarks (3–4)
K.
Analyze and solve multi-step problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 3)
12.
Add and subtract whole numbers with and without regrouping.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 4)
12.
Analyze and solve multi-step problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using an organized approach, and verify and interpret results with respect to the original problem.
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
Number and Operations Standard
Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates
Expectations (3–5)
develop fluency in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers;