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Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard

Graph basic quadratic functions and identify the domain, range and vertex. Students can graph basic quadratic functions and identify the domain, range and vertex without teacher assistance. Given a quadratic function and set of points, students can determine if point is on graph without teacher assistance.

Meets Standard
Students can graph basic quadratic functions and identify the domain, range and vertex with minor teacher assistance. Given a quadratic function and set of points, students can determine if point is on graph with minor teacher assistance.

Below Standard
Students can graph basic quadratic functions and identify the domain, range and vertex with moderate teacher assistance. Given a quadratic function and set of points, students can determine if point is on graph with moderate teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Students cannot graph basic quadratic functions and identify the domain, range and vertex.

Students can calculate if a given point is on the graph of a quadratic function.

Student cannot determine if a given point is on the graph of a quadratic function.

Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard


Determine the zeros of a quadratic function by looking at its graph Student determines the zeros of a quadratic function by looking at its graph and realizes that zeros can be determined by factoring the quadratic. Student determines the axis of symmetry and vertex geographically and algebraically without teacher assistance.

Meets Standard
Student determines the zeros of a quadratic function by looking at its graph.

Below Standard
Student determines the zeros of a quadratic function by looking at its graph with minor teacher assistance. Student determines the axis of symmetry and vertex geographically and algebraically with moderate teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Student cannot determine the zeros of a quadratic function by looking at its graph.

Determine the axis of symmetry and vertex geographically and algebraically

Student determines the axis of symmetry and vertex geographically and algebraically with minor teacher assistance.

Student cannot determine the axis of symmetry and vertex geographically and algebraically.

Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard


Graph quadratic functions using axis of symmetry, vertex and yintercept. Student graphs quadratic functions using axis of symmetry, vertex and y-intercept. Student recognizes that the roots of a quadratic function can be used to graph.

Meets Standard
Student graphs quadratic functions using axis of symmetry, vertex and y-intercept.

Below Standard
Student graphs quadratic functions using axis of symmetry, vertex and y-intercept with minor teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Student cannot graph quadratic functions using axis of symmetry, vertex and yintercept.

Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard


Determine the zeros of a quadratic equation through factoring. Student determines the zeros of a quadratic equation by setting it to zero, factoring, and solving. Student recognizes that it is the same answer as observing the x intercepts on a graph. Student answers questions concerning motion of an object under the force of gravity using factoring without teacher assistance.

Meets Standard
Student determines the zeros of a quadratic equation by setting it to zero, factoring, and solving.

Below Standard
Student determines the zeros of a quadratic equation by setting it to zero, factoring, and solving with teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Student cannot determine the zeros of a quadratic equation by setting it to zero, factoring, and solving.

Determine the zeros of a quadratic equation by factoring and apply to answer questions about the motion of an object under the force of gravity.

Student answers questions concerning motion of an object under the force of gravity using factoring with minor teacher assistance.

Student answers questions concerning motion of an object under the force of gravity using factoring with moderate teacher assistance.

Student cannot answer questions concerning motion of an object under the force of gravity.

Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard


Determine the zeros of a quadratic equation using square roots. Student determines the zeros of a quadratic equation using square roots. Student can apply quadratic equations to physical problems.

Meets Standard
Student determines the zeros of a quadratic equation using square roots.

Below Standard
Student determines the zeros of a quadratic equation using square roots with minor teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Student cannot determine the zeros of a quadratic equation using square roots.

Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard


Solve a quadratic equation by completing the square with a term of 1. Determine the equation of a parabola from its x-intercepts in a physical science application. Task + solve quadratic by completing the square with a term other than 1. Task + can determine the vertex of the parabola.

Meets Standard
Task

Below Standard
Task with minor teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Cannot complete task.

Task

Task with minor teacher assistance.

Cannot complete task.

Assessment Rubric Student task Exceeds Standard


Students use the quadratic formula to find the roots of a second-degree polynomial and to solve quadratic equations Student uses the quadratic formula to find the roots of a second-degree polynomial and to solve quadratic equations. Student is familiar with the quadratic formula proof using completing the square

Meets Standard
Student uses the quadratic formula to find the roots of a second-degree polynomial and to solve quadratic equations.

Below Standard
Student uses the quadratic formula to find the roots of a second-degree polynomial and to solve quadratic equations with minor teacher assistance.

Unacceptable
Student cannot use the quadratic formula to find the roots of a seconddegree polynomial and to solve quadratic equations.