Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.6. STAAR Grade 6 Mathematics Assessment
Reporting Category 1: Numbers, Operations, and Quantitative Reasoning - The student will demonstrate an understanding of numbers, operations, and quantitative reasoning.
(6.2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to:
6.2 (A) Model addition and subtraction situations involving fractions with objects, pictures, words, and numbers. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
6.2 (B) Use addition and subtraction to solve problems involving fractions and decimals. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Underlying Processes and Mathematical Tools: These skills will not be listed under a separate recording category. Instead, they will be incorporated into at least 75% of the test questions in reporting categories 1-5 and will be identified along with content standards.
(6.12) Underlying processes and mathematical tools. The student communicates about Grade 6 mathematics through informal and mathematical language, representations, and models. The student is expected to:
6.12 (A) Communicate mathematical ideas using language, efficient tools, appropriate units, and graphical, numerical, physical, or algebraic mathematical models. (STAAR)