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Create a Number Line Association Item Bank Question

Updated Feb 10, 2021

A number line association question is a drag and drop type item that asks students to plot possible responses on a number line in response to a stimulus.

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Open Add Feature Tool

To add an optional passage, calculator, or a ruler, click the Add Feature button.

Enter Question or Instructions

In the Compose Question field, write the question or instructions for the student to follow.  Enter the minimum and maximum value for the number line.  If you want a title, fill in the Title field.  In Possible Responses, write the possible responses or names of the point(s) the student will drag to the number line.This can be formatted as text, a number, a fraction, or a mixed fraction.  They will appear under the number line.  Click Add to add more responses or click on the garbage icon to delete responses.  

Enter Correct Answers

Enter Correct Answers

In the Set Correct Answers section, write the possible points per response.  Click on the possible responses and drag them to the correct location on the number line. 

Configure Question Options

Configure Question Options

Click on the carat to show More Options.  You have the option to change the formatting and layout.  In the Ticks section, enter the value distance in the Distance field, and check the boxes if you want to show the ticks and have the responses snap to the ticks.  

In the Labels section, set the Frequency for which you would like the numbers to appear on the number line. If the frequency is set to 1, every number between your set minimum and maximum would appear. If it is set to 2, every other number would appear, etc.  Check the Show Max and Show Min to show the maximum and minimum value on the number line.  

Publish Item

Publish Item

Before you publish the item, validate that the answers are functioning correctly. To do this, click on the response boxes and move them to the number line in the preview pane and check the Show Answers box. Correct answers should be highlighted with a checkmark and incorrect answers should be highlighted with an x.

After you have finished creating the item, click the Publish button to share the item with any district teachers, or click the Publish and Reserve button to share the question with district administrators only.

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