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Activity 2:  Connecting Math to Other Subjects Activity (worth 50 points)
 
Rubric:
 

 

Criteria

 

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Points

Identification of Key Points

 

Identifies key issues and main points in regards to math in other subject areas.  Shows a strong understanding of the application of math in other academic subjects.

Identifies most of the key issues and main points in regards to math in other subject areas.  Shows an adequate understanding of the application of math in other academic subjects.

Describe in general terms one issue or concept in regards to math in other subject areas.  Lacks an adequate understanding of the application of math in other academic subjects.

Deals only briefly and vaguely with the key issues and main points in regards to math in other subject areas.  Lacks any understanding of the application of math in other academic subjects. 

 

Knowledge of Practical Uses of Math in other subject areas

 

Shows evidence of thorough knowledge of the uses of math in other subject areas.  Is able to identify how math is used in different academic subjects.

Uses previously acquired general knowledge to examine the use of math in other subject areas.  Is able to identify how math can be used in one academic subject.

Few, if any references are made to the use of math in other subject areas.  No connection made in regards to the use of math in a specific academic subject.

Has no knowledge of the use of math in any other academic subject.

 

Resources

Uses several outside resources to obtain information.

Used 1-2 outside resources to obtain information.

Relied heavily on prior knowledge of subject matter to obtain information.

Relied exclusively on prior knowledge of subject matter to obtain information.

 

Activity development

Student developed an activity that showed the connection between math and at least one other academic subject.  Activity directions were thorough and easy to understand.   

Student developed an activity that showed the connection between math and one other academic subject.  Activity directions were vague but easy to understand.

Student developed an activity that showed somewhat of a connection between math and one other academic subject.  Activity directions were vague and/or difficult to understand.

Student’s activity did not show a connection between math and another academic subject.  Activity directions were either not provided or difficult to understand.

 

Mechanics

 

Student provided a well planned activity, directions, and summary with no spelling and/or grammatical errors.

Student provided a well planned activity, directions, and summary with no more than 2 spelling and/or grammatical errors.

Student provided an activity but only had one of the supporting documents (directions or summary) and had 3 spelling and/or grammatical errors.

Students only provided an activity with many spelling errors.

 

Requirements

Students identified all components in the summary: the subjects used in their activity, the source of their information, and gave the activity a name.

Students identified 2 of the components in the summary:  he subjects used in their activity, the source of their information, and/or gave the activity a name.

Students only identified 1 component in the summary: the subjects used in their activity, the source of their information, or gave their activity a name.

Students did not provide a summary with their activity.

 

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