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Exploration Grading Rubric

Precalculus Explorations Rubric

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

Representation

Visual or written representations of mathematical ideas use proper notation and are correctly labeled and expressed.

 

2 pts

Visual or written representations of mathematical ideas are unclear, use incorrect notation occasionally, or are lacking labels of important information.

 

1 pt

Visual or written representations are incorrect or missing.

 

0 pts

2 pts

Justification

 

(Could be algebraic, geometric, graphical, or written)

Entire process for solving problem is clearly communicated with each step following a logical process, and a clearly justified solution.

 

3 pts

Process for solving problem is mostly worked out, but some logical steps are missing.  Justification is written but not detailed.

 

2 pts

Process for solving problem is mostly missing, but some logical steps written.  Justification is missing.

 

1 pt

Logical steps are not communicated.  Answer is stated without any justification.

 

0 pts

3 pts

Mathematical Content

All mathematical theorems, equations, and math vocabulary are accurately stated and result in a correct solution to the problem.

 

5 pts

Most mathematical theorems, equations, and math vocabulary are accurately stated but an error is present. 

 

4 pts

Most mathematical theorems, equations, and math vocabulary are accurately stated but multiple errors are present.

 

3 pts

Some mathematical theorems, equations, and math vocabulary are accurately stated with only a few correct steps.

 

2 pts

Few mathematical theorems, equations, and/or vocabulary are used to set up the problem, but no correct steps.

 

1 pt

All mathematical theorems, equation, and/or vocabulary are incorrect.

 

0 pts

5 pts

Total Points: 10