Hundreds charts are 10-by-10 grids featuring numbers 1 through 100 to help students form a mental model of our base-10 number system.
Place Value Charts depict numbers in the correct places in terms of their value.
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Check out this helpful video about six supplemental aids allowed for use on the 3rd - 8th grade math STAAR, and on the Algebra I and Algrebra II STAAR.
Select the appropriate math charts according to the student’s need.
Select the appropriate math charts according to the student’s need.
Introduce the math charts to the student, allowing time for exploration and play.
Introduce the math charts to the student, allowing time for exploration and play.
Set clear rules and expectations for when the student can use a math chart.
Set clear rules and expectations for when the student can use a math chart.
Demonstrate using the math chart by thinking aloud with the student.
Demonstrate using the math chart by thinking aloud with the student.
Provide explicit instructions for using the math chart with different operations and calculations.
Provide explicit instructions for using the math chart with different operations and calculations.
Lead guided practice with the use of the math chart, providing immediate supportive and corrective feedback.
Lead guided practice with the use of the math chart, providing immediate supportive and corrective feedback.
Assign and monitor independent student work using the math chart.
Assign and monitor independent student work using the math chart.
Monitor and record the student’s progress and the effectiveness of the math chart.
Monitor and record the student’s progress and the effectiveness of the math chart.
Share progress and effectiveness with the student, the educational team, and the family.
Share progress and effectiveness with the student, the educational team, and the family.
Each of our supplemental aid examples includes a teach version, a test version, and information on how to scaffold their use in the classroom.
Review the TEA policy document for details about allowable use of supplemental aids during test administration.
Review the TEA training-Allowable Supplemental Aids Presentation on supplemental aids to see examples and non-examples.
Some accommodations appropriate for instructional use may not be allowable on a statewide assessment. Select the state assessment to view the implementation policies.
Type: Designated Support (formerly Type 1)
Assessments: Math 3-8, Algebra EOC
Student Eligibility Criteria:
same as STAAR