# 8th Grade Math Assessment with Marzano Proficiency Scales

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Would you like to make sure that your Distance Learning assignments are a success? Help students by allowing them to REVIEW concepts during their independent work! These Assessment work sheets walk students through EASY learning goals from previous grade levels in sections “Levels” 1 and 2. These first two levels set them up to see simple examples of the connections between what they know, and what they must do this year. “Level” 3, or section 3, includes problems they should master this year. “Level” 4 includes optional enrichment tasks for your advanced thinkers. Make Math easier for students and parents with Leveled Assessment practice tasks!

If your school uses the Marzano Framework or iObservations for Teacher Evaluations, this product will save you weeks of work! These pages present Learning Goals and Scales with concrete problems to prove mastery at every level. They perfectly align to a growth mindset, standards based grading, and make differentiation planning easy! The Leveled Assessments create a clear goal for you and your students. These assessments are fully aligned to Common Core and most states' standards. Click here to see if your State standards align to Common Core

(as of 2017). Download the FREE PREVIEW to try for yourself!

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The following learning goals and scales are designed with the idea that students learn skills and understand concepts in a progressive way. The scale is broken down into four categories, 1-4, for each common core standard. Each category has its own learning goal. These levels can also be aligned to Bloom’s or Marzano’s Taxonomy of easiest – hardest cognitive skills (Recall/Retrieval, Comprehension, Analysis, and Knowledge Utilization).

**4. Level 4 indicates an advanced knowledge of the skill.**

**3. Level 3 represents proficiency in each math standard. see the stars* **

**2. Level 2 will include content from the previous grade level and new vocabulary that must be applied correctly for mastery of level 3. **

**1. Level 1 will either be derived from sub-skills of the standard, or from the background knowledge of earlier grade levels. **

Click here to see a video of How to Teach a 8th Grade Math Scale.

This format is designed to scaffold skill mastery, so the same pages can be used as a pre-assessment and a post-assessment. This is recommended! The pre-assessment will let you know what skills your students have to begin instruction and differentiation. Allowing students to continue where they left off as a post-assessment will help them feel rewarded for what they already know and see their progress in a concrete way!

The left column (5th-8th) provides space for students to record numerical answers to questions. It is organized this way so that teachers can quickly review students’ answers for accuracy. This document includes a detailed ANSWER KEY with numerical solutions, as well as sample answers for written explanations.

Visit my blog for examples of student work, explanations, and tips on grading the assessment using the 4-point scale. Mrs. L's Leveled Learning website

Copyright 2017 by Melanie LiCausi; Mrs. L’s Leveled Learning

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* This document is strictly aligned to the original Common Core and the content is NOT EDITABLE.

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