Reflection: Unit Exams Volume Mastery Assessment (Day 2) - Section 1: Launch

 

This PROFICIENCY RUBRIC is used at my school to help teachers determine a student’s level of proficiency on a given standard/benchmark. We use it to score tasks and assessments. A students score on the rubric serves as evidence of what a student knows and is able to do in relation to a specific standard/benchmark.

When I am going to use a rubric, I always give it to my students and explain it to them. If the qualities listed in the rubric are important, I want to give my students the opportunity to review and revise their own work based on a self-assessment with the rubric. I believe that this gives students the opportunity to become more self-directed.

Although the essence of using a scoring guide or rubric is somewhat altered when it is used to convert to a number grade, in our school we are required to do so. The number grade has been included in the scoring guide. I recommended that mid level scores be used. 

Secondary math teachers at our school meet periodically to discuss student work and the use of this rubric. We individually assess a piece of student work and then debate and discuss its score. This helps us develop common ground with respect to using the rubric. I strongly recommend this practice to all teachers. 

  Unit Exams: Scoring Rubric
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Volume Mastery Assessment (Day 2)

Unit 10: Volumes of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate mastery of the skills required to calculate the volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres.

Big Idea: Students are given choices to answer written response questions including higher order thinking problems.

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Math, volume (3-D Geom), cylinder, cones (Determining Measurements), modeling, assessment, rubric, Real world problems, spheres, geometry
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