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Math Problem Solving

  Derived from rubric: Math Problem Solving
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Rubric Code: H4W5BW
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Categories: Subjects: Math  
Types: Exam   Homework   Presentation   ePortfolio   (Other)  
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  Above and Beyond
4 pts "A" student caliber
Got It "+"
3 pts "B" student caliber
Got It (-)
2 pts "C" student caliber
Not Yet (+)
1 pts "D" student caliber
Not Yet (-)
0 pts
Understanding of Problem
10 %
Knows what to do. Able to get needed information from problem.
Above and Beyond

Goal of problem restated. Excellent understanding of the problem. Shows and explains more than the problem asks.
Got It "+"

Goal of problem restated. Clearly understands the problem and concepts.
Got It (-)

Goal of problem restated. Some understanding evident of the problem and concepts.
Not Yet (+)

Goal of problem restated but student appears unclear of the goals of the problem. Student may have minimal understanding.
Not Yet (-)

Goal of problem NOT restated. Student may seem to attempt to demonstrate understanding but ultimately does not. Student does not attempt the problem
Solution Process
40 %
Student formulated an appropriate way or method to solve the problem.
Above and Beyond

Clear, organized method. Process and equations can stand alone without written explanation. Process numbered sequentially.
Got It "+"

Begins in a resonable way some essential information missing but finished. Steps unnumbered.
Got It (-)

Partial answer, information missing, unfinished.
Not Yet (+)

Begins, but fails to complete the problem.
Not Yet (-)

Unable to generate any strategies to solve the problem.
20 %
Went out his/her way to make sure reader understands solution.
Above and Beyond

Demonstrates thinking with a clear, complete, sequential explanation.
Got It "+"

Explanation is clear with some elaboration.
Got It (-)

Explanation is basic, no elaboration.
Not Yet (+)

Explanation is unclear or incomplete.
Not Yet (-)

Explanation is confusing or non-existent.
Accuracy of Answer
10 %
Answer and Work provided must be clear.
Above and Beyond

Correct answer. Minor items excluded do not affect understanding. Ans. circled, measurement label incl. (Evidence of estimated answer and reasonableness check.}
Got It "+"

Answer may be inaccurate, but shows significant amount of work with careless error throwing off final answer. Measurement label missing. (Evidence of estimated answer and reasonableness check.}
Got It (-)

No answer present. Correct process started and mostly carried out, but did not complete. Average evidence of understanding. {Evidence of estimated answer and/or reasonableness check.}
Not Yet (+)

Correct answer but no work or explanation. Some evidence of understanding. {No evidence of estimated answer and/or reasonableness check.}
Not Yet (-)

Incorrect answer, no work or explanation. Correct answer achieved with improper process. {No attempt to estimate or check answer.}
Organization of Work
10 %
Looking for clear steps. Name on paper, assignment details.
Above and Beyond

Work is exceptionally neat and clearly organized, includes step-by-step approach, and appropriate vocabulary. Left-to-right, top to bottom.
Got It "+"

Attempt made to organized and check work. Some attention to math vocabulary. Left-to-right, top to bottom.
Got It (-)

Work demonstrates some organization with limited vocabulary. Work present but not in flow.
Not Yet (+)

Approach to the problem and presentation difficult for reader to follow. Steps may be skipped, computations performed mentally, little intent to use math vocabulary.
Not Yet (-)

Lacks clear organization of thought, math vocabulary, math concepts. Reader totally unable to follow work process.
5 %
When appropriate to problem, graphics should include keys, sketches, graphs, tables, etc.
Above and Beyond

Extra attention paid to neatness and visual appeal. Answer and conclusions are accurate. Used graph paper and ruler. All essential parts provided.
Got It "+"

Graphics included, but only some attention to visual appeal. Graph paper used. All required parts evident, but may not be completely neat or accurate.
Got It (-)

Average use of graphic, little attention to detail. Some minor essential parts missing. Ruler not used or graph paper not used. Answers accurate.
Not Yet (+)

Some graphics, significant inaccuracies or parts missing, big problems with neatness. Ruler not used or graph paper not used.
Not Yet (-)

No use of graphics in any form, or graphics provided are confusing. Neither ruler not used nor graph paper used.
Use of Calculator/Computer
5 %
Includes working with a partner
Above and Beyond

Complete evidence of familiarity and procedures. Considered an expert in the process being used. Obtains correct answer. Can teach other students. Student may experiment with different approaches after task complete.
Got It "+"

Uses partner or accurate notes to correctly employ technology. Has learned or relearned processes by end of problem. Obtains correct answer.
Got It (-)

Needs direct instruction on procedures already learned. Has no notes or cannot understand the ones he/she has. Obtains correct answer through significant help.
Not Yet (+)

Uses technology incorrectly or shows some off-task behavior, but eventually returns to task and obtains answer.
Not Yet (-)

Cannot perform the task during class time due to significant amount of off-task behavior. Requires reteaching or follow-up lab to complete task.

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