# Sample Items: Mathematics Grade 3

(1) Selected Response Sample
 Jose is given the number sentence below.86 - = 49 Which number should go in the box to make the number sentence correct? 37 43 135 145 /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_001.xml View scoring information

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 Pat has the following dot card pattern If the pattern continues, what will the next dot card be? /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_002.xml View scoring information

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 Thomas is building a model of a submarine, as shown below. Which picture shows a turn of the model? /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_003.xml View scoring information

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 Fatima draws a triangle, Cheng draws a rectangle, and George draws a pentagon, as shown below. If the pattern continues, what is the next geometric figure that will be drawn? A hexagon A quadrilateral An octagon A pentagon /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_004.xml View scoring information

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 Look at the clock below. What time is shown on the clock? 2:46 2:48 2:53 3:07 /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_005.xml View scoring information

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 Marcus is building a stage for the school play. The stage is shown below. What is the perimeter, in units, of the stage? 21 units 42 units 43 units 86 units /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_006.xml View scoring information

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 Martina gets \$2.00 for her allowance every week. Which expression represents Martina's allowance over 4 weeks? 2 + 4 4 + 4 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_007.xml View scoring information

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 Celeste is looking at the flower sales at her store. The sales are shown below.April - 3,107May - 3,017June - 3,007July - 3,071 Which list below shows the flower sales in order from least to greatest? 3,0073,0173,1073,071 3,1073,0173,0073,071 3,0073,0173,0713,107 3,1073,0073,0713,017 /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_008.xml View scoring information

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 Diane and Charlie are playing a game with a spinner. The spinner is shown below. What can be said about the spinner? All of the colors are equally likely. Red is more likely than yellow. Yellow is more likely than red. Red is more likely than blue. /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_009.xml View scoring information

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 Joe tossed a penny and it lands on 'heads.' Which statement is correct about his next coin toss? The penny is more likely to land 'heads.' The penny is equally likely to land 'heads' or 'tails.' The penny is more likely to land 'tails.' The penny must land on 'tails.' /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_010.xml View scoring information

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 Shauna created a pictograph, as shown below. How many trees were planted in 2003? 3 3 30 35 /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_011.xml View scoring information

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 Darryl asked his friends how many games they played during their soccer season. His results are shown below.Susan - 8    Horace - 7    Magi - 10    Brett - 9 Which bar graph correctly shows the data?       /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_012.xml View scoring information

(13) Selected Response Sample
 Which spinner below has been divided so that each number has an equally likely chance?       /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_014.xml View scoring information

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 Look at the shaded figure below. What is the perimeter of the shaded rectangle? 12 units 18 units 22 units 28 units /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_015.xml View scoring information

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 Look at the shaded figure below. What is the perimeter of the figure? 20 units 28 units 32 units 34 units /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_016.xml View scoring information

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 What is the length of the line, to the nearest centimeter? 2 centimeters 3 centimeters 4 centimeters 5 centimeters /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_018.xml View scoring information

(17) Selected Response Sample
 Measure the height of the can to the nearest inch. 2 inches 2 inches 3 inches 4 inches /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_019.xml View scoring information

(18) Selected Response Sample
 On the first day of school at Bridge Elementary, 65 third graders arrived on time and 18 third graders arrived late. At Dale Elementary School, 68 students arrived on time and 17 arrived late. Which number sentence represents the relationship between the number of third graders at Bridge Elementary and the number of third graders at Dale Elementary? 65 + 18  <  68 + 17 65 + 18  >  68 + 17 65 + 18  <  68 - 17 65 - 18  >  68 - 17 /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_031.xml View scoring information

(19) Brief Constructed Response Sample
 Sharice is painting her bedroom. She wants to paint of one of the walls green. Step A Look at the pictures below. Chose and shade the model which will show . Step B Explain why your shaded picture represents . Use what you know about fractions in your explanation. Use words and/or numbers in your explanation. /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_013.xml View scoring information

(20) Brief Constructed Response Sample
 Amber is putting a fence around her flower garden. Amber's garden is shown on the grid below. Step A What is the perimeter of Amber's flower garden? Step B Explain why your answer is correct. Use what you know about perimeter in your explanation. Use words and/or numbers in your explanation. /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_017.xml View scoring information

(21) Brief Constructed Response Sample
 Look at the stapler. Step A What is the length of the stapler to the nearest inch? Step B Explain why your answer is correct. Use what you know about measurement in your explanation. Use words and/or numbers in your explanation. /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_020.xml View scoring information

(22) Brief Constructed Response Sample
 Casey used this giant paper clip to hold her papers together. Step A What is the height of the paper clip to the nearest centimeter? Step B Explain how you found your answer. Use what you know about measurement in your explanation. Use words and/or numbers in your explanation. /toolkit/vsc/assessment_items/msa_math_3_021.xml View scoring information