# Grade 6 Item Specifications

**Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures**

Target A: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

*Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.RP.A, 6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3

*Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.NS.A, 6.NS.A.1

*Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.NS.B, 6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.4

*Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.NS.C, 6.NS.C.5, 6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.7, 6.NS.C.8

Target E: Expressions and Equations

*Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions. (DOK 1)*

6.EE.A, 6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4

Target F: Expressions and Equations

*Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.EE.B, 6.EE.B.5, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7, 6.EE.B.8

Target G: Expressions and Equations

*Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables. (DOK 2)*

6.EE.C, 6.EE.C.9

*Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.G.A, 6.G.A.1, 6.G.A.2, 6.G.A.3, 6.G.A.4

Target I: Statistics and Probability

*Develop an understanding of statistics variability. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.SP.A, 6.SP.A.1, 6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.A.3

Target J: Statistics and Probability

*Summarize and describe distributions. (DOK 1, 2)*

6.SP.B, 6.SP.B.4, 6.SP.B.5

**Grade 6-8 Mathematics Item Specification**

*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)*

6.RP.A, 6.NS.A, 6.NS.C, 6.EE.A, 6.EE.B, 6.EE.C, 6.G.A

**Claim 3: Communicating Reasoning**__ __

*Students clearly and precisely construct viable arguments to support their own reasoning and to critique the reasoning of others. (DOK 2, 3, 4) *

6.RP.A, 6.RP.A.3, 6.NS.A, 6.NS.A.1, 6.NS.C, 6.NS.C.5, 6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.7, 6.EE.A, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4, 6.EE.B, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9

**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) *

6.RP.A, 6.NS.A, 6.NS.C, 6.EE.B, 6.EE.C, 6.G.A, 6.SP.A, 6.SP.B