Illinois Learning Standards
Stage G  Mathematics
Mathematics Classroom Assessments Aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards
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The assessments are coded according to learning standard and stage. Example: 6A.G is aligned to standard 6A, stage G (seventh grade). Sample student work, when available, will follow the assessment.

6A & 6D & 7C.G  Solar System
Convert large numbers into scientific notation, compute and compare ratios to explain why drawing completely accurate scale drawings of the solar system is not feasible. 6B & 6C & 6D.G  Cutting the Wood
Analyze the instructions for cutting a board into fractional parts to determine why following those instructions did not produce the desired results and reword the directions to prevent the error in the future.6C.G  Alternative Algorithms
Analyze the appropriateness of the algorithms applied to six computations and determine if they will obtain the correct results.6D.G  Science Fair
Determine how to share space and costs for the science fair among three schools.6D & 7A & 7B.G  Measuring the Flagpole
Determine the height of a flagpole.7A & 9A.G  Geoboard Areas
Determine the area of a shape on a geoboard or dot paper and draw figures that meet given area conditions.7A & 7C.G  How Tall is the Building?
Determine the height of a building using similar triangles and proportional reasoning.7A & 9B & 9C.G  Tangram Areas
Identify geometric shapes and their areas in a sevenpiece tangram and use those pieces to determine the area of a second figure and to construct a third figure.7C & 9B.G  Sports Bag
Determine an efficient layout of the pieces to make a sports bag with given dimensions and specifications.8A.G  Toothpick Triangles
Determine the number of toothpicks needed to build a figure in the pattern.8B & 8C.G  Grab Bags
Represent graphically and symbolically the range in values possible for merchandise placed in grab bags.8C.G  Comparing Heights
Judge the accuracy of various conclusions using clues about various students’ heights and provide rationale for their correctness based on the properties of inequalities.8D.G  Walking Home
Analyze a situation involving distance traveled in a given period of time when rate is provided, represent this situation tabularly, graphically or algebraically, and explain their reasoning.9D.G  The Diagonal of a Box
Solve a problem involving similar figures and the Pythagorean theorem and justify their reasoning and procedures.10A.G  Box & Whiskers
Describe similarities and differences in two data sets that are represented by box and whiskers plots.10A.G  No Bias Allowed
Analyze the differences in various graphical representations of the same data set, and discuss the possible bias present in the graphs.10B.G  Which Pizza?
Plan a follow up study to one that has been already done in class to determine the favorite pizzas.10C.G  Matching Pairs
Determine the probability of various results of a game that is based on twostage probability and determine the odds of winning the game.
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