## Unit 7 - Day 5

##### All Units
###### Writing a Precalculus Assessment
• Include questions in multiple representations (graphical, analytical, tabular, verbal)

• Write questions that reflect learning targets and require conceptual understanding

• Include multiple choice and short answer or free response questions

• Determine scoring rubric before administering the assessment (see below)

• Offer opportunities to practice with and without calculators throughout the year

###### Questions to Include
• Identifying scenarios that can be modeled with arithmetic sequences

• Finding the nth term of a visual pattern

• Writing explicit rules for arithmetic and non-arithmetic sequences

• Interpreting sigma notation and finding a partial sum by hand

• Finding a term value and a partial sum in context (and differentiating between the two!)

• Given an average value of an arithmetic sequence, finding the sum

• Writing a recursive rule for a sequence

• Solving for the value of n that gives a particular term value or partial sum