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 (B) Generate equivalent forms of rational numbers including whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Reporting Category 2: Patterns, Relationships, and Algebraic Reasoning - The student will demonstrate an understanding of patterns, relationships, and algebraic reasoning.
(6.3) Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking. The student solves problems involving direct proportional relationships. The student is expected to:
6.3 (B) Represent ratios and percents with concrete models, fractions, and decimals. 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)