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Math at Work Activity Rubric

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Activity 1:  Math at Work Activity (worth 50 points)

 

Rubric:

 

 

Criteria

 

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Points

Identification of Key Points

 

Identifies key issues and main points included in the video segment.  Shows understanding of the relationship between math and the occupation discussed in the video segment.

Identifies most of the key issues and main points in the video.  Had an adequate understanding of the relationship between math and the occupation discussed in the video segment.

Describe in general terms one issue or concept included in the video segment.  Lacks an adequate understanding of the relationship between math and the occupation discussed in the video.

Deals only briefly and vaguely with the key issues and main points in the video segment.  Lacks any understanding of the relationship between math and the occupation discussed in the video. 

 

Knowledge of Practical Uses of Math

 

Shows evidence of thorough knowledge of the uses of math in every day life.  Is able to identify how math is used in different professions.

Uses previously acquired general knowledge to examine the use of math in every day life.  Is able to identify how math can be used in one specific occupation.

Few, if any references are made to the use of math in daily life.  No connection made in regards to the use of math in a specific occupation.

Has no knowledge of the use of math in daily life or in any profession.

 

Resources

Uses several outside resources in addition to video segment.

Used 1-2 outside resources in addition to the video segment.

Relied heavily on the information/materials provided.

Relied exclusively on the information provided.  No evidence of outside sources.

 

Analysis of video segment

Offers in-depth analysis and interpretation of the video segment, distinguishes between fact and opinion.

Offers an accurate analysis of the video segment.

Demonstrates only a minimal understanding of the video segment.

Reiterates one or two of the facts from the video segment but does not offer any analysis or interpretation.

 

Mechanics

 

Answers have no spelling and/or grammatical errors

Answers have no more than 2 spelling and/or grammatical errors.

Answers have 3 spelling and/or grammatical errors.

Answers have 4 or more spelling and/or grammatical errors.

 

Requirements

Gives well thought out responses in complete sentences.

Answers are written in complete sentences.

Most answers are written incomplete sentences.

Answers are not written in complete sentences and lack content.

 

Total

 

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