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OVERVIEW OF THE MATHEMATICS FSA
HOW MANY QUESTIONS
ARE ON THE MATHEMATICS FSA?
Grade/Course
Number of Items
3-5
6-8
Algebra I, Algebra II,
Geometry
60-64
62-66
64-68
HOW RIGOROUS IS THE MATHEMATICS FSA?
DOK Level 2 Requires
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Categorize
Products of
Interpret
tasks
should
Compare
be DOK 4.
Organize
Estimate
Graph
Identify Patterns
DOK Level 1:
10%-20%
How will knowing the DOK
Levels of the FSA change
classroom instruction?
DOK Level 2:
DOK Level 3:
10%-20%
DRAFT CALCULATOR POLICY FOR FSA
MATHEMATICS ASSESSMENTS
• A scientific calculator is embedded
on certain questions of the
assessment relating to specific
standards. This is different from the
four function calculator previously
used on Algebra I EOCs and FCAT.
• This calculator can be accessed from
the FSA online portal for classroom
use.
DRAFT CALCULATOR POLICY FOR FSA
MATHEMATICS ASSESSMENTS
Algebra 1, Geometry,
and Algebra 2 will have
access to embedded
graphing calculators
USING A CALCULATOR
USE OF A REFERENCE SHEET IS NO LONGER
ALLOWED
COMPARISON OF 6TH GRADE REPORTING
CATEGORIES
FSA
FCAT
Fractions, Ratios/Proportional Relationship, and
Statistics
Expressions and Equations
Ratio & Proportional Relationships
Expressions & Equations
Geometry
Statistics & Probability
Geometry and Measurement
20%
40%
The Number System
15%
21%
40%
19%
30%
15%
6TH GRADE: COMPARISON OF FCAT AND FSA
COMPARISON OF 7TH GRADE REPORTING
CATEGORIES
FCAT
FSA
Number: Base Ten
Ratio & Proportional Relationships
Ratio/Proportional Relationships
Expressions & Equations
Geometry and Measurement
Statistics and Probability
20%
30%
Geometry
Statistics & Probability
The Number System
25%
25%
15%
20% 23%
22%
20%
7TH GRADE: COMPARISON OF FCAT AND FSA
COMPARISON OF 8TH GRADE REPORTING
CATEGORIES
FCAT
Number: Operations, Problems, and Statistics
Expressions, Equation, and Functions
Geometry and Measurement
35%
FSA
Expressions & Equations
Functions
Geometry
Statistics & Probability and The Number System
25%
40%
18%
30%
27%
25%
8TH GRADE: COMPARISON OF FCAT AND FSA
COMPARISON OF ALGEBRA I REPORTING
CATEGORIES
EOC
FSA
Functions, Linear Equations, and Inequalities
Rationals, Radicals, Quadratics, and Discrete
Mathematics
Polynomials
Algebra and Modeling
Functions and Modeling
Statistics and the Number System
19%
30%
22%
48%
40%
41%
ALGEBRA 1: COMPARISON OF EOC AND FSA
COMPARISON OF GEOMETRY REPORTING
CATEGORIES
EOC
FSA
Two-Dimensional Geometry
Three-Dimensional Geometry
Trigonometry and Discrete Mathematics
29%
17%
Congruence, Similarity, Right Triangles and
Trigonomtry
Circles, Geometric Measurement and Geometric
Properties with Equations
Modeling with Geometry
54%
16%
38%
46%
GEOMETRY: COMPARISON OF EOC AND FSA
ALGEBRA 2 REPORTING CATEGORIES
FSA
Algebra and Modeling
Functions and Modeling
Statistics, Probablity, and the Number System
28%
36%
36%
ALGEBRA 2 EXAMPLE

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