The response demonstrates a complete understanding and analysis of a problem.
The response demonstrates a minimal understanding and analysis of a problem.
The response is completely incorrect, irrelevant to the problem, or missing.4
Explanation refers to students' ability to communicate how they arrived at the solution for an item using the language of mathematics.
Justification refers to students' ability to support the reasoning used to solve a problem, or to demonstrate why the solution is correct using mathematical concepts and principles.
Students need to complete rubric criteria for explanation, justification, connections and/or extensions as cued for in a given problem.
Merely an exact copy or paraphrase of the problem will receive a score of "0".
Rubric Document Date: August 2003/share/rubrics/msa/mathematics/xml/bcr.xml