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 Standard 8.Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of functions and algebra
Topics1. Equations and inequalities; 2. Solution strategies; 3. Graphs and graphing systems
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 5.Solves linear equations using concrete, informal, and formal methods (e.g., using properties, graphing ordered pairs, using slope-intercept form)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  linear equation
B.  solution method
C.  ordered pair
D.  slope-intercept form
E.  substitution
F.  graphing
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the concept of a linear equation    8.EE.7; HS.A-REI.3 
  2. Solves linear equations using knowledge of properties    7.EE.1; 7.EE.4; 8.EE.7; HS.A-REI.3 
  3. Solves linear equations by graphing ordered pairs  A    8.EE.7; HS.A-REI.3 
  4. Solves linear equations using slope-intercept form    8.EE.7; HS.A-REI.3 
  5. Solves linear equations using concrete methods  A    8.EE.7; HS.A-REI.3 
  6. Solves linear equations using informal methods  A    8.EE.7 ; HS.A-REI.3 
  7. Solves linear equations using formal methods  A    6.EE.7; 8.EE.7; HS.A-REI.3 

 A  = Assessment items available

 CC  = Common Core standards available (Common Core ID indicated)

Citation Log: BP(ME,222;​B2E,9;​CE,189,190;​PE,42;​S2E,56;​T2E,*)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

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