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MCR3U

EXAM REVIEW

Knowledge/Understanding
/15

Due Date: January 11th 2013




Thinking/Inquiry
-




Communication
/21

NAME:
Application
/15

Weight: 6

Task:
1. Create a 1-page (8.5x11) review sheet for each unit covered thus far (Units 1-6). Your mark on this
assignment will be based on one review sheet that will be selected haphazardly and marked in detail.

2. Each review sheet must:
a. Fit on one 8.5x11 sheet. It can be double sided.
b. Identify and summarize the main concepts from each unit in your own words. You can use the
learning objectives from each section and the textbook to help guide you. Each main concept
should have its own section/box.
c. Define key terminology.
d. Identify key problems and outline general problem-solving steps
i. What type(s) of question(s) will likely show up on the exam?
ii. How do you approach those types of questions in general?

3. You may:
a. Create the review sheet by hand or on the computer.
b. Use colour, equations and diagrams to help illustrate/highlight key info/concepts.
c. Include mnemonics, hints, reminders about common mistakes.
d. Look at the exemplar on the Moodle.

Note: Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Plagiarized assignments will be given a mark of zero.

Review Sheet Rubric:
Knowledge/Understanding
Content
Main concepts are difficult to
understand, do not go beyond
textbook definitions or missing. Info
lacks elaboration or significance.
Some terms are not defined.
3
Communication
Layout
Information is not divided into text
boxes/tables. Lacks diagrams or
equations or too many diagrams or
equations.
3
Appearance
Fonts are difficult to read.
Important terms and titles blend
with the rest of the text. Diagrams
are pixilated or hard to see.
3
Grammar and Major spelling and grammatical
Spelling
errors
3
Application

Key problems copied out of
text/test, general problem solving
steps unclear or missing.
3

Some attempt to clarify information


in the students own words but
missing some details.

All main concepts discussed clearly


and concisely. Diagrams and
equations are used where
appropriate.

10

15

Uses tables, however, use of white


space is not effective (too much
white areas). Sections are not
evenly dispersed across the page.
5
Font size too large or too small for
the layout. Some diagrams have
poor contrast or clarity.
5
Some spelling and grammatical
errors
5

Uses different sized boxes to make


use of space. Diagrams and
equations are placed evenly,
symmetrically etc.
7
Information is easy to read. Images
are clear and in focus. Titles are
distinct, terms are bolded. Colour is
used appropriately.
7
Very few, if any, spelling and
grammatical errors.
7

Some key problems and the general


problem solving steps are
discussed.
10

Key problems identified and


problem-solving approach
presented concisely.
15