Item Specifications

Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures

Target A: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division. (DOK 1)

3.OA.A, 3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.A.4

Target B: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division. (DOK 1)

3.OA.B, 3.OA.B.5, 3.OA.B.6

Target C: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Multiply and divide within 100. (DOK 1)

3.OA.C, 3.OA.C.7

Target D: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic. (DOK 2)

3.OA.D, 3.OA.D.8, 3.OA.D.9

Target E: Number & Operations in Base Ten

Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic. (DOK 1)

3.NBT.A, 3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2, 3.NBT.A.3

Target F: Numbers and Operations - Fractions

Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. (DOK 1, 2)

3.NF.A, 3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.3

Target G: Measurement and Data

Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects. (DOK 1, 2)

3.MD.A, 3.MD.A.1, 3.MD.A.2

Target H: Measurement and Data

Represent and interpret data. (DOK 2)

3.MD.B, 3.MD.B.3, 3.MD.B.4

Target I: Measurement and Data

Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition. (DOK 2)

3.MD.C, 3.MD.C.5, 3.MD.C.6, 3.MD.C.7, 3.OA.B, 3.OA.B.5, 3.G.A, 3.G.A.2

Target J: Measurement and Data

Geometric measurement: recognize perimeter as an attribute of plane figures and distinguish between linear and area measures. (DOK 1)

3.MD.D, 3.MD.D.8

Target K: Geometry

Reason with shapes and their attributes. (DOK 1, 2)

3.G.A, 3.G.A.1, 3.G.A.2

Grade 3-5 Mathematics Item Specification

Claim 2: Problem Solving

Students can solve a range of well-posed problems in pure and applied mathematics, making productive use of knowledge and problem-solving strategies (DOK 1, 2,3) 3.OA.A, 3.OA.D, 3.NBT.A, 3.MD.A, 3.MD.B, 3.MD.C, 3.MD.D

Claim 3: Communicating Reasoning

Students clearly and precisely construct viable arguments to support their own reasoning and to critique the reasoning of others. (DOK 1, 2, 3) 3.OA.B, 3.NF.A, 3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.3, 3.MD.A, 3.MD.C.7

Claim 4: Modeling and Data Analysis

Students can analyze complex, real-world scenarios and can construct and use mathematical models to interpret and solve problems. (DOK 1, 2, 3, 4)

3.OA.A, 3.OA.D, 3.MD.A, 3.MD.C, 3.MD.D