PYRAMID RUBRIC

 

Poor

Acceptable

Good

Excellent

Use of Class Time

0-3 points

Wastes time, unprepared for class.

4-7 points

Works in class, but is unprepared for class.

8-9 points

Works in class, somewhat prepared for class.

10 points

Works in class, prepared for class.

Mathematical analyses

0-9 points

Little analyses and/or poor presentation.

10-21 points

All analyses completed. Information presented.

22-27 points

All analyses completed and correct including formulas. Good presentation.

28-30 points

All analyses completed and correct including formulas, presentation is interesting and organized.

Construction of scale pyramid

0-9 points

Little or no effort. No model or model is not to scale.

10-21 points

Model resembles pyramid. Might not be to scale.

22-27 points

Model is to scale. Model is neat and secure at edges. Mathematical calculations are included.

28-30 points

Model is to scale. Model is neat and secure at edges. Model is aesthetically pleasing. All mathematical calculations are included in an organized manner.

Class presentation

0-6 points

Little or no effort.

7-14 points

Presentation is interesting. Little or no mathematical/scientific evidence to support information.

15-18 points

Presentation is interesting. Mathematical/scientific evidence to support information. Thoughtful research.

19-20 points

Presentation is interesting and innovative. Mathematical/scientific evidence to support information. Thoughtful research.

Comparison

0-3 points

Little or no comparison.

4-7 points

Comparative attributes are not apparent or some comparison is made. Report is well written.

8-9 points

Interesting comparison. Facts are presented to substantiate comparison. Report is well organized

10 points

Remarkable comparison. Facts are presented to substantiate comparison. Report is grammatically correct and well organized.

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