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 (D) Estimate and round to approximate reasonable results and to solve problems where exact answers are not required. Supporting 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.
(6.11) Underlying processes and mathematical tools. The student applies Grade 6 mathematics to solve problems connected to everyday experiences, investigations in other disciplines, and activities in and outside of school. The student is expected to:
6.11 (D) Select tools such as real objects, manipulatives, paper/pencil, and technology or techniques such as mental math, estimation, and number sense to solve problems. (STAAR)
(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)