Assessment, Research & Program Evaluation
 Plano Independent School District
 Acceleration & Credit by Exam

Honors Math 6 Credit by Exam Information – Plano ISD
This exam is for students who have completed 5thgrade math and wish to accelerate into
Honors Math 7 for the following school year. This would accelerate students past the Honors Math 6
course. In Plano ISD the Honors Math 6 course encompasses all of the 6thgrade math state standards
as well as approximately half of the 7thgrade state standards. Below are the learning outcomes
students will be expected to demonstrate on this CBE.
Numbers and Operations
(6.2) Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to
represent and use rational numbers in a variety of forms. The student is expected to:
(C) locate, compare, and order integers and rational numbers using a number line
(D) order a set of rational numbers arising from mathematical and real‐world
contexts
(E) extend representations for division to include fraction notation such as a/b
represents the same number as a ÷ b where b ≠ 0
(6.3) Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to
represent addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division while solving problems
and justifying solutions. The student is expected to:
(A) recognize that dividing by a rational number and multiplying by its reciprocal
result in equivalent values
(B) determine, with and without computation, whether a quantity is increased or
decreased when multiplied by a fraction, including values greater than or less than
one
(E) multiply and divide positive rational numbers fluently
(6.4) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop
an understanding of proportional relationships in problem situations. The student is
expected to:
(F) represent benchmark fractions and percents such as 1%, 10%, 25%, 33 1/3%, and
multiples of these values using 10 by 10 grids, strip diagrams, number lines, and
numbers
(G) generate equivalent forms of fractions, decimals, and percents using real‐world
problems, including problems that involve money
(6.5) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to solve
problems involving proportional relationships. The student is expected to:
(C) use equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents to show equal parts of the same whole.
Proportionality and Percentages
(6.4) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop an
understanding of proportional relationships in problem situations. The student is expected to:
(A) compare two rules verbally, numerically, graphically, and symbolically in the form of y = ax
or y = x + a in order to differentiate between additive and multiplicative relationships;
(B) apply qualitative and quantitative reasoning to solve prediction and comparison of real‐
world problems involving ratios and rates;
(C) give examples of ratios as multiplicative comparisons of two quantities describing the
same attribute;
(D) give examples of rates as the comparison by division of two quantities having different
attributes, including rates as quotients;
(E) represent ratios and percents with concrete models, fractions, and decimals;
(F) represent benchmark fractions and percents such as 1%, 10%, 25%, 33 1/3%, and multiples
of these values using 10 by 10 grids, strip diagrams, number lines, and numbers
(G) generate equivalent forms of fractions, decimals, and percents using real‐world problems,
including problems that involve money; and
(H) convert units within a measurement system, including the use of proportions and unit
rates.
(6.5) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to solve problems
involving proportional relationships. The student is expected to:
(A) represent mathematical and real‐world problems involving ratios and rates using scale
factors, tables, graphs, and proportions;
(B) solve real‐world problems to find the whole given a part and the percent, to find the part
given the whole and the percent, and to find the percent given the part and the whole,
including the use of concrete and pictorial models
(7.4) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to represent and
solve problems involving proportional relationships. The student is expected to:
(A) represent constant rates of change in mathematical and real‐world problems given
pictorial, tabular, verbal, numeric, graphical, and algebraic representations, including d = rt;
(B) calculate unit rates from rates in mathematical and real‐world problems;
(D) solve problems involving ratios, rates, and percents, including multi‐step problems
involving percent increase and percent decrease, and financial literacy problems
(7.13) Personal financial literacy. The student applies mathematical process standards to
develop an economic way of thinking and problem solving useful in one's life as a
knowledgeable consumer and investor. The student is expected to:
(A) calculate the sales tax for a given purchase and calculate income tax for earned wages
(F) analyze and compare monetary incentives, including sales, rebates, and coupons.
Equations, Expressions, and Relationships
(6.6) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to use multiple representations to describe algebraic relationships. The student is
expected to:
(A) identify independent and dependent quantities from tables and graphs;
(B) write an equation that represents the relationship between independent and dependent
quantities from a table; and
(C) represent a given situation using verbal descriptions, tables, graphs, and equations in the
form y = kx or y = x + b.
(6.7) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to develop concepts of expressions and equations. The student is expected to:
(A) generate equivalent numerical expressions using order of operations, including whole
number exponents and prime factorization;
(B) distinguish between expressions and equations verbally, numerically, and algebraically;
(C) determine if two expressions are equivalent using concrete models, pictorial models, and
algebraic representations; and
(D) generate equivalent expressions using the properties of operations: inverse, identity,
commutative, associative, and distributive properties.
(6.9) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to use equations and inequalities to represent situations. The student is expected
to:
(A) write one‐variable, one‐step equations and inequalities to represent constraints or
conditions within problems;
(B) represent solutions for one‐variable, one‐step equations and inequalities on number
lines; and
(C) write corresponding real‐world problems given one‐variable, one‐step equations or
inequalities.
(7.10) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to use one‐variable equations and inequalities to represent situations. The student
is expected to:
(A) write one‐variable, two‐step equations and inequalities to represent constraints or
conditions within problems;
(B) represent solutions for one‐variable, two‐step equations and inequalities on number
lines; and
(C) write a corresponding real‐world problem given a one‐variable, two‐step equation or
inequality.
(6.10) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to use equations and inequalities to solve problems. The student is expected to:
(A) model and solve one‐variable, one‐step equations and inequalities that represent
problems, including geometric concepts; and
(B) determine if the given value(s) make(s) one‐variable, one‐step equations or inequalities
true.
(7.11) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to solve one‐variable equations and inequalities. The student is expected to:
(A) model and solve one‐variable, two‐step equations and inequalities;
(B) determine if the given value(s) make(s) one‐variable, two‐step equations and inequalities
true; and
(6.11) Measurement and data. The student applies mathematical process standards to use
coordinate geometry to identify locations on a plane. The student is expected to
(A) graph points in all four quadrants using ordered pairs of rational numbers.
Numbers and Operations
(6.2) Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to
represent and use rational numbers in a variety of forms. The student is expected to:
(A) classify whole numbers, integers, and rational numbers using a visual representation such
as a Venn diagram to describe relationships between sets of numbers
(B) identify a number, its opposite, and its absolute value
(C) locate, compare, and order integers and rational numbers using a number line
(D) order a set of rational numbers arising from mathematical and real‐world contexts
(E) extend representations for division to include fraction notation such as a/b represents the
same number as a ÷ b where b ≠ 0
(6.3) Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to
represent addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division while solving problems and
justifying solutions. The student is expected to:
(C) represent integer operations with concrete models and connect the actions with the
models to standardized algorithms
(D) add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers fluently
(6.11) Measurement and data. The student applies mathematical process standards to use
coordinate geometry to identify locations on a plane. The student is expected to
A) graph points in all four quadrants using ordered pairs of rational numbers.
(7.2) Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to
represent and use rational numbers in a variety of forms. The student is expected to:
extend previous knowledge of sets and subsets using a visual representation to describe
relationships between sets of rational numbers.
(7.3) Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to add,
subtract, multiply, and divide while solving problems and justifying solutions. The student is
expected to:
(A) add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers fluently; and
(B) apply and extend previous understandings of operations to solve problems using addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division of rational numbers.
Data Analysis
(6.12) Measurement and data. The student applies mathematical process standards to use
numerical or graphical representations to analyze problems. The student is expected to:
(A) represent numeric data graphically, including dot plots, stem‐and‐leaf plots, histograms,
and box plots;
(B) use the graphical representation of numeric data to describe the center, spread, and
shape of the data distribution;
(C) summarize numeric data with numerical summaries, including the mean and median
(measures of center) and the range and interquartile range (IQR) (measures of spread), and
use these summaries to describe the center, spread, and shape of the data distribution; and
(D) summarize categorical data with numerical and graphical summaries, including the mode,
the percent of values in each category (relative frequency table), and the percent bar graph,
and use these summaries to describe the data distribution.
(6.13) Measurement and data. The student applies mathematical process standards to use
numerical or graphical representations to solve problems. The student is expected to:
(A) interpret numeric data summarized in dot plots, stem‐and‐leaf plots, histograms, and box
plots; and
(B) distinguish between situations that yield data with and without variability.
(7.6) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to use probability
and statistics to describe or solve problems involving proportional relationships. The student is
expected to:
(G) solve problems using data represented in bar graphs, dot plots, and circle graphs,
including part‐to‐whole and part‐to‐part comparisons and equivalents
(7.12) Measurement and data. The student applies mathematical process standards to use
statistical representations to analyze data. The student is expected to:
(A) compare two groups of numeric data using comparative dot plots or box plots by
comparing their shapes, centers, and spreads
Geometry
Lesson 6.4
(6.4) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop an
understanding of proportional relationships in problem situations. The student is expected to:
(H) convert units within a measurement system, including the use of proportions and unit
rates.
(7.4) Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to represent and
solve problems involving proportional relationships. The student is expected to:
(E) convert between measurement systems, including the use of proportions and the use of
unit rates.
(6.8) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to use geometry to represent relationships and solve problems. The student is
expected to:
(A) extend previous knowledge of triangles and their properties to include the sum of angles
of a triangle, the relationship between the lengths of sides and measures of angles in a
triangle, and determining when three lengths form a triangle;
(B) model area formulas for parallelograms, trapezoids, and triangles by decomposing and
rearranging parts of these shapes;
(C) write equations that represent problems related to the area of rectangles, parallelograms,
trapezoids, and triangles and volume of right rectangular prisms where dimensions are
positive rational numbers; and
(D) determine solutions for problems involving the area of rectangles, parallelograms,
trapezoids, and triangles and volume of right rectangular prisms where dimensions are
positive rational numbers.
(7.9) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to solve geometric problems. The student is expected to:
(C) determine the area of composite figures containing combinations of rectangles, squares,
parallelograms, trapezoids, triangles, semicircles, and quarter circles
(6.10) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to use equations and inequalities to solve problems. The student is expected to:
(A) model and solve one‐variable, one‐step equations and inequalities that represent
problems, including geometric concepts
(7.11) Expressions, equations, and relationships. The student applies mathematical process
standards to solve one‐variable equations and inequalities. The student is expected to:
(C) write and solve equations using geometry concepts, including the sum of the angles in a
triangle, and angle relationships.
Personal Financial Literacy)
(6.14) Personal financial literacy. The student applies mathematical process standards to
develop an economic way of thinking and problem solving useful in one's life as a
knowledgeable consumer and investor. The student is expected to:
(A) compare the features and costs of a checking account and a debit card offered by
different local financial institutions;
(B) distinguish between debit cards and credit cards;
(C) balance a check register that includes deposits, withdrawals, and transfers;
(D) explain why it is important to establish a positive credit history;
(E) describe the information in a credit report and how long it is retained;
(F) describe the value of credit reports to borrowers and to lenders;
(G) explain various methods to pay for college, including through savings, grants,
scholarships, student loans, and work‐study; and
(H) compare the annual salary of several occupations requiring various levels of post‐
secondary education or vocational training and calculate the effects of the different annual
salaries on lifetime income.