Michigan Math Scoring Guide
Skill ~ Level Item #
Correct/Incorrect
L1 Addition
of dollars and cents 
Item
1 



L1
Including Sales tax 
2 



L4
Multiply 
3 



L4
Divide Unit price/how much for 1 
4 



L4
Divide Unit price/how much for 1 
5 



L5
JUST tip 
6 



L2
Percent OFF 
7 



L6
Money times hour 
8 



L6
Basic Knowledge 
9 


How
many weeks in a year 
L6
Basic Knowledge 
10 


How
many in a dozen 
L7
Calculating income 
10
B 


Information
given in written lang – “Jason is paid four times each month $35 each time… 
L6
Adding prices from a table of expenses 
11 


Ability
to read/interpret a table – add budget expenses 
L7
Division of monthly expenses – per week cost 
12 


Divide
total for the month into weekly amounts (i.e. Food $80.00 month is $20.00 per
week) 
L8
Calculating monthly expenses and amount left over 
13 


Ability
to use table – add weekly & monthly expenses – subtract expenses from income
to determine amount left ofer for savings 
L9
multiplying dollar amounts/schedule to determine total 
14 


Uses
given information to determine weekly pay amount (paid $15 for each lawn – mows
1 on Wednesday and 2 on Thursday – how much per week) 
L6
multiply weekly wage to determine monthly 
15 


Use
given weekly amount to determine monthly amount 
L9
ABSTRACT Reasoning! 
16 


Determine
weekly amount of income as identified in #14 – multiply to a “target” amount
and will NOT have the exact answer!
There will be money left over 
L6
Money times the hour 
17 


Basic
hourly wage multiplied times weekly hours worked 
L6
Times weekly amount by 4 to determine monthly 
18 



L8
Determine weekly amount, MONTHLY amount and find a given percentage of that
price 
19 


Once
Primary skills are developed (money times the hour – Times answer by 4 –monthly)
THEN, basic X N % 
L8
AVERAGE 
20 


AVERAGE
in context! 
L6
Basic Knowledge 
21 


How
many paydays in one month (based on 4 – weekly) 
L5
Rate, Multiply 
22 


RATE
– reads 12 pages per day – how much for a WHOLE bunch? 
L6
Subtract/difference, change 
23 


Difference/Change
back in context 
L5
Rate to charge 
24 


Money
times the hour/rate – babysitting, car repair 
L7
Add/discriminate information presented in a table 
25 


Ability
to read/interpret a table Add/discriminate information 
L7
Add/discriminate information presented in a table 
26 


Ability
to read/interpret a table Add/discriminate information 
L9
Add/discriminate information presented in a table AND AVERAGE information 
27 


Add/discriminate
information presented in a table AND AVERAGE information 
L6
Use information presented in a table AND graph/bar chart to find specific
amount 
28 


Use
information presented in a table AND graph/bar chart to find specific amount
(look at length of bar AND numbers in a table) 
L8
Use tables AND graphs 
29 


Adding
various numbers presented in a table AND looking at total length of strips and
arriving at appropriate answer 
L5
finding correct information presented in a table 
30 


Discriminate
specific numbers given in a table to determine answer 
L6
finding correct information presented in a table AND Adding numbers in cells 
31 


finding
correct information presented in a table AND Adding numbers in cells (How
many students like X – compare answers by adding numbers) identify largest
value 
L8
Using a calendar type work schedule to determine daily, weekly, monthly hours
and income 
32 


Can
add hours (evenwhole hours) when given start and stop times. Adds
weekly total 
L6
Rounding numbers 
33 Section
B 


Rounds
to nearest cent (uses money amount) 
L6
Identification of place value with money 
34
A Section
C 


Ten
dollar place value assesed 
L6
Identification of place value with money 
34
B Section
C 


One
Dollar Place Value 
L6
Identification of place value with money 
34
C Section
C 


Dime
place value 
L6
Identification of Place value with money 
34
D Section
C 


Hundred
dollar place value assesed – 
L9
Fractions 
36
Section
D 


Fractions
showing diagram and numerical amount 
L9
Fractions 
37 Section
D 


Fractions
showing diagram and numerical amount 
L9
Fractions 
38 Section
D 


Fractions
showing diagram and numerical amount 
L2
Percent Off 
39
Sect E 


Percent
OFF in context 
L4
Percent OF 
40
Sect E 


Percent
OF in context 
L4
Percent OF 
41
Sect E 


Percent
OF in context 
L4
Percent OF 
42
Sect E 


Percent
OF in context 
L2
Percent Off 
43
Sect E 


Percent
OFF in context 
L4
JUST Sales Tax 
44
Sect E 


Just
Sales Tax in context 
L4
INCLUDING Sales Tax 
45
Sect E 


INCLUDING
sales tax in context 
L7
Write numbers as words (lang. Skills, writing skills, identify money amounts) 
46
Sect F 


Write
numbers as words (lang. Skills, writing skills, identify money amounts) 
L6
Basic Information 
47
Sect G 


Quarts
in a gallon 