Please make sure your child goes to bed early Sunday night and Monday night. We are taking our tests early each morning, and we want all students to be able to focus and do their best work.
What is the MAP NWEA Assessment?
MAP— NWEA’s computerized adaptive tests are called Measure of Academic Progress, or MAP. When taking a MAP test, the difficulty of each question is based on how well a student answers all the previous questions. As the student answers correctly, questions become more difficult. The final score is an estimate of the student’s achievement level.
Concepts of Print
Being able to tell the difference between a letter and a word. For example, “p” is a letter, and “pig” is a word.
Essential Questions / Big Ideas in Math
How will knowing number combinations help solve mathematical problems?
Children gain knowledge of small numbers by putting them together and taking them apart. This understanding is a bridge between counting and knowing number combinations. It is how instant recognition of small numbers develops and leads naturally to later understanding of fact families.
- Show your child 5 pennies. Ask him to close his eyes. Hide some of the pennies under a cup.
- Ask your child to open his eyes and tell you how many of the pennies were hiding.
This will help him recognize the number of objects that are showing and/or hidden without counting. If your child is successful with 5 pennies, please practice higher numbers.