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 Data Benchmark J, Grades 8-10, Mini-collections The OGT Data Analysis and Probability Benchmark J: Compute probabilities of compound events, independent events, and simple dependent events is one of the benchmarks most frequently tested on the Ohio Graduation Test. The lesson materials and assessment items in this mini-collection support instruction related to this benchmark. (sw)

 Assessment Items Aligned With OGT Data Benchmark J These assessment items test various aspects of the OGT Data Analysis and Probability Benchmark J: Compute probabilities of compound events, independent events, and simple dependent events. (sw)

 ODE Assessment Item, Grade 10: Probability of Simple Compound Event (ORC#: 5443) Students must find the probability of a simple compound event. This multiple-choice question is a sample item used in the 2004 Ohio Graduation Test (see Overview of Ohio's Assessment System). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the OGT test item (PDF), with access to performance data, complexity level of the item, and discussion of incorrect responses. This OAT item is also available in Microsoft® Word. The Ohio Department of Education Instructional Management System website allows visitors to search for test items by subject and grade band and build a printable database of questions using the Add to Your Backpack function. ODE Reference Information: 2004 OGT for Mathematics, Annotated Item 35. (author/sw)

 ODE Assessment Item, Grade 10: Find Probability of Specified Event (ORC#: 6513) Students must compute the probability of a specified event. This multiple-choice question is a sample item used in the 2004 Ohio Graduation Test (see Overview of Ohio's Assessment System). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the OGT test item (PDF), with access to performance data, complexity level of the item, and discussion of incorrect responses. This OAT item is also available in Microsoft® Word. The Ohio Department of Education Instructional Management System website allows visitors to search for test items by subject and grade band and build a printable database of questions using the Add to Your Backpack function. ODE Reference Information: 2004 OGT for Mathematics, Annotated Item 19. (author/sw)

 NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: Compare Probabilities (ORC#: 1967) Students are asked to determine the probability that the arrows on two spinners will both land in the same region. Students must justify their answer, and they have the option of using a calculator. This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grade 12 in the 1996 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the NAEP test item, with access to performance data by various subgroups of students, a scoring guide, sample student responses, and a discussion of the content on which the item is based. The NAEP website allows users to build their own printable database of test items by clicking on Add Question in the upper right hand corner of the screen. NAEP Reference Number: 1996-12M12, No. 9. (sw)

 NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: Find the Probability When Tossing a Coin (ORC#: 2087) Students are asked to determine the probability that 2 heads and 1 tail will come up, in any order, if a fair coin is tossed three times. Students have the option to use a calculator. This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grade 12 in the 1990 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the NAEP test item, with access to performance data by various subgroups of students, a scoring guide, sample student responses, and a discussion of the content on which the item is based. The NAEP website allows users to build their own printable database of test items by clicking on Add Question in the upper right hand corner of the screen. NAEP Reference Number: 1990-12M9, No. 17. (sw)

 NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Solve problem involving dependent events (ORC#: 5728) Students are asked to solve a problem involving sampling without replacement.  This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grade 8 in the 2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the NAEP test item, with access to performance data by various subgroups of students, a scoring guide, sample student responses, and a discussion of the content on which the item is based. The NAEP website allows users to build their own printable database of test items by clicking on Add Question in the upper right hand corner of the screen. NAEP Reference Number: 2005-8M12, No. 7. (sw)

 ODE Assessment Item, Grade 8: Probability of a Compound Event (ORC#: 5375) Students must find the probability of a compound event. This multiple-choice question is a sample item used in the 2005 Ohio Grade 8 Achievement Test (see Overview of Ohio's Assessment System). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the test item (PDF), with access to performance data, complexity level of the item, and discussion of incorrect responses. This OAT item is also available in Microsoft® Word. The Ohio Department of Education Instructional Management System website allows visitors to search for test items by subject and grade band and build a printable database of questions using the Add to Your Backpack function. ODE Reference Information: 2005 Ohio Grade 8 Achievement Test for Mathematics, Annotated Item 32. (author/sw)

 ODE Assessment Item, Grade 10: Determine the probability of a ticket being selected (ORC#: 11759) Students are asked to determine the probability of one of Drake’s tickets being selected. This multiple-choice question is a sample item used in the 2008 Ohio Graduation Test (see Overview of Ohio's Assessment System). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the OGT test item (PDF), with access to performance data, complexity level of the item, and discussion of incorrect responses. This OGT item is also available in Microsoft® Word. The Ohio Department of Education Instructional Management System website allows visitors to search for test items by subject and grade band and build a printable database of questions using the Add to Your Backpack function. ODE Reference Information: 2008 OGT for Mathematics, Annotated Item 43. (author/sw)

 NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Find the Probability of Selecting a Boy From 26 Students (ORC#: 1926) Students are asked to find the probability that a randomly selected student will be a boy, given the number of boys and girls in a class. This multiple-choice question is a sample test item used in grade 8 in the 1990 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the NAEP test item, with access to performance data by various subgroups of students, a scoring key, and discussion of the content on which the item is based. The NAEP website allows users to build their own printable database of test items by clicking on Add Question in the upper right hand corner of the screen. NAEP Reference Number: 1990-8M7, No. 18. (sw)