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Grading Rubric Project 1

Name: ________________

Section: ______________

Total Score: ______/100


Mathematical Concepts ____/ 76 points
Student
Concept
Score
Mean
Median
Mode
Minimum
Maximum
Range
Lower Quartile
Upper Quartile
Standard Deviation
Creation of a Box Plot
Creation of a Scatter Plot
Creation of a Histogram

Total Score
5
5
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5
5
5
5
6
10
10
10

Questions/Explanations - _____ / 24 points


CATEGORY

Questions

All questions are


answered in
complete
sentences.

The majority of the


questions are
answered in
complete
sentences.

Many of the
The majority of the
questions are
questions are not
missing or
answered.
complete
sentences are not
used to answer the
questions.

The
questions are
not
answered.

Explanation

Explanation is
detailed and clear,
and shows a
complete
understanding of
the math concepts.

Explanation is
clear and shows a
substantial
understanding of
the math concepts.

Explanation is a
little difficult to
understand, but
includes critical
components and
some
understanding of
math concepts.

Explanation is
difficult to
understand and is
missing several
components. Very
little understanding
or underlying
concepts was
shown.

The
explanation
was not
included.

Neatness and
Organization

The work is
presented in a
neat, clear,
organized fashion
that is easy to
read.

The work is
presented in a
neat and
organized fashion
that is usually easy
to read.

The work is
presented in an
organized fashion
but may be hard to
read at times.

The work appears


sloppy and
unorganized. It is
hard to know what
information goes
together.

The work is
extremely
sloppy and
incomplete.

Graphs

Graphs include all


appropriate labels,
titles, scales and
legends and are
visually appealing.

Graphs include all


appropriate labels,
titles, scales and
legends.

Graphs are
missing some
labels, title, scales
or legends. Color
choices may make
it difficult to see
the graph.

Graphs are
Graphs are
missing
missing.
appropriate labels,
title, scale, and
legend.

Mathematical
Terminology
and Notation

Correct
terminology and
notation are
always used,
making it easy to
understand what
was done.

Correct
terminology and
notation are
usually used,
making it fairly
easy to
understand what
was done.

Correct
terminology and
notation are used,
but it is sometimes
not easy to
understand what
was done.

There is little use,


or a lot of
inappropriate use,
of terminology and
notation.

Conclusion

The conclusion is
clear and wellwritten and
including
observations,
trends, skewness,
variation, outliers,
and other
considerations.

The conclusion
includes
observations,
trends, skewness,
variation, outliers,
and other
considerations.

The conclusion is
unclear to read
and does not
include some of
the observations,
trends, skewness,
variation, outliers,
and other
considerations.

The conclusion
The
does not contain
conclusion is
signficant
not included
observations,
trends, skewness,
variation, outliers,
or other
considerations.

There is no
use or
appropriate
terminology
or notation.

Questions to be answered check off if question was answered:


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Why did you choose the range you did?


What considerations did you take into account when choosing this date range?
Which of the three tables will give you the information you need?
Why did you choose this table?
What does this data tell us? Choose 3 variables that we need to consider when
comparing states that this data does not tell us and explain why we need to
consider them.
Pick one of the states above and explain why you choose this state. What
factors did you consider when making this decision?
What did you choose for your scatter plot axis and why?
What did you choose for your bins for your histogram and why? If you change
the bin size, does this give a different representation of the data?
Does the distribution of your histogram look like a normal distribution? Why or
why not? What does this tell us?

Conclusion check off if the following were discussed in the conclusion


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Observations
Trends
Skewness
Variation
Outliers
Best Representation
Other considerations