Helpful information and tips for creating math assessments.

Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Are you creating an Advanced Assessment specifically geared toward math content?

You've come to the right place! This article contains information about the question types that are well suited for math assessments.

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💡 Tip: Don't forget about the basic question types such as multiple choice, matching, essay/short answer, and fill in the blanks! Those are all great options for any subject.

# Math

There is an entire category dedicated to math questions.

 Math: Students fill in the blank with a mathematical answer. Label Image with Math: Students fill in the blank on an image with a mathematical answer. Math Essay with Rich Text: Students answer a math essay question. Math question generator: Automates the repetitive aspects of mathematics question authoring, by taking a range of values and then creating a data table containing many variations of the question (and relevant solutions), with validation automatically set up.

# Graphing

There is an entire category dedicated to graphing questions. See below:

 Graphing: students plot points, lines, and shapes on a coordinate plane. Graphing in the 1st Quadrant: students to plot points, lines, and shapes in the first quadrant of a coordinate plane. Number Line Plot: students plot points on a line or stack points above a line.​ Number Line Drag and Drop: students to drag points or images onto a number line.​

# Charts

There is an entire category dedicated to graphing questions. See below:

 Histogram: students create or modify Histograms. Bar Chart: students to create or modify Bar Charts. Dot Plot / Line Plot: students create or modify dot plots or line plots. Line Chart: students create or modify Line Charts.

# Drawing

The Drawing question type, allows students to mark their answer on an uploaded image, or blank work space, using different drawing tools such as a compass, straightedge (ruler), or scribble pen. For more information on the Drawing question, click here.

# Scoring Information

There are several ways math questions can be scored. This article will explain each of those methods.