Addition and subtraction join and separate assessment Record Sheet

Name of Evaluator:

Read a problem to the student as many times as necessary. Ask them to show and explain as they solve the problems. Then ask questions to check their understanding.

1. Sandra had 8 pennies. George gave her 4 more. How many pennies does Sandra have altogether?
2. Sandra had 9 pennies. George gave her some more. Now Sandra has 12 pennies. How many did George give her?
3. Sandra had some pennies. George gave her 5 more. Now Sandra has 12 pennies. How many pennies did Sandra have to begin with?
4. Sandra had 13 pennies. She gave 8 pennies to George. How many pennies does Sandra have now?
5. Sandra had 13 pennies. She gave some to George. Now she has 7 pennies. How many did she give to George?
6. Sandra had some pennies. She gave 5 to George. Now Sandra has 9 pennies left. How many pennies did Sandra have to begin with?
 Problem Strategy used Without prompt With prompt Unable to do without significant help 1. Join result unknown Join 2. Join change unknown Join 3. Join initial unknown Join 4. Separate result unknown Separate 5. Separate change unknown Separate 6. Separate initial unknown Separate

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