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# Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

### Scoring Guide and Sample Student WorkSelect a score point in the table below to view the sample student response.

ScoreDescription
4 The student response demonstrates an exemplary understanding of the Geometry concepts involved in drawing a transformed figure given a rotation, reflection, or translation, and specifying a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another. The student translates, reflects, and rotates a quadrilateral on the coordinate plane and determines the relationship between the images and the original quadrilateral.
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3 The student response demonstrates a good understanding of Geometry concepts involved in drawing a transformed figure given a rotation, reflection, or translation, and specifying a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another. Although there is significant evidence that the student was able to recognize and apply the concepts involved, some aspect of the response is flawed. As a result, the response merits 3 points.
2 The student response demonstrates a fair understanding of the Geometry concepts involved in drawing a transformed figure given a rotation, reflection, or translation, and specifying a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another. While some aspects of the task are completed correctly, others are not. The mixed evidence provided by the student merits 2 points.
1 The student response demonstrates only minimal understanding of the Geometry concepts involved in drawing a transformed figure given a rotation, reflection, or translation, and specifying a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another.
0 The student response contains insufficient evidence of an understanding of the Geometry concepts involved in drawing a transformed figure given a rotation, reflection, or translation, and specifying a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another to merit any points.

Note: There are 2 sample student responses for Score Point 4.

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