MATHS Targeted Standards (A) Concept: Algebra (SSE) Domain: Seeing Structure in Expressions Cluster: Write expressions in equivalent forms to solve problems
MATHS.ASSE.03.a Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression to reveal and explain properties of the quantity represented by the expression.
a. Factor a quadratic expression to reveal the zeros of the function it defines.
Student Learning Targets:
Knowledge Targets
I can
Reasoning Targets
I can
Skills (Performance) Targets
I can solve a quadratic equation by factoring methods and the zero product property.
Product Targets
I can
I can
Proficiency Scale
Score
Description
Sample Activity
4.0
In addition to achieving level 3.0 content, the student makes indepth inferences and applications that go beyond what was taught.
Solve the following polynomials by factoring:
3.5
In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates indepth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0
The student:
can solve a quadratic equation by factoring
can use the zero product property
The student exhibits no major errors or omissions.
Solve the following polynomials by factoring.
x2+8x+7=0
2x215x+18=0
3x2+2x+1=7x+3
4x28x+3=0
2.5
The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0
There are no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes as the student:
The student:
can solve a quadratic equation using the zero product property
However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.
Solve the following polynomials by the zero product property.
(x+5)(x3)=0
7x(x1)=0
(3x5)(x9)=0
1.5
The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0
With help, a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

0.5
With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).