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Assessing Proportional Thinking

George W. Bright, Jeane M. Joyner, and Charles Wallis 

November 2003, Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 166

Abstract:
Article explores the performance and thinking of eighth- and ninth-grade students in their solution to proportional reasoning problems in multiple-choice and open-ended formats. The two formats provide different pictures of students' proportional reasoning strategies. The assessment analyzed in provided with sample student responses.

Keywords:
Grade 8
Grade 9
Article
Grades 6-8
Sample assessments
Teacher
Theory
Ratios / Proportions