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