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.
(6.1) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student represents and uses rational numbers in a variety of equivalent forms. The student is expected to:
6.1 (D) Write prime factorizations using exponents. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
6.1 (E) Identify factors of a positive integer, common factors, and the greatest common factor of a set of positive integers. 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.
(6.12) 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)