SCALE Math Performance Assessment Rubric

Car Color

Certified
Stand Alone Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Theresa Morris
0
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Mathematics
7, 8, 9
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

Students will apply knowledge of probability and problem solving to examine urban myths related to sports cars and the color of the car.

Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Marina MacDonald
Karen Anderson
Graeme Crowther
Suzanne Keifer
Matt Dubois
Stephen McDonough
0
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Mathematics
Algebra 1
Statistics
11, 12
High (9-12)

For this task, students will choose two colleges in different locations to analyze. Students will create and use trend lines and r2 values to analyze tuition and enrollment data from each college. They will use data from the past 5 years to fit functions to this data and make predictions for the...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Marina MacDonald
Karen Anderson
Graeme Crowther
Suzanne Keifer
Matt Dubois
Stephen McDonough
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Algebra 2
Statistics
11, 12
High (9-12)

For this task, students will choose two colleges in different locations to analyze. Students will create and use trend lines and r2 values to analyze tuition and enrollment data from each college. They will use data from the past 5 years to fit functions to this data and make predictions for the...

Rubrics
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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Mathematics
9, 10, 11, 12

This CCSS-aligned common analytic rubric can be used across performance assessments. The rubric assesses a student's ability to reason, problem-solve, develop sound arguments or decisions, and create new ideas by using appropriate sources and applying the knowledge and skills of the discipline...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Algebra 1
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students are given a simulation about a family concerned with saving money and energy by better insulating their house. Students are given a set of information regarding heating bill costs over time, costs of insulation investments, and additional constraints, and are asked to...

Open for Business

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford University School Redesign Network, The Ohio Department of Education
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Algebra 1
Algebra 2
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

The context for this task immerses students in the mathematics of supply and demand. Accordingly, the work involves applying their understanding of demand, revenue, profit, and price. Students learn about how to model the relationships among these quantities using Internet resources provided for...

Projectile Motion

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Envision Schools
Cliff Cheng
0
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Mathematics
Pre-Calculus
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will create a math model to predict the path of a projectile. They will be required to complete and submit a formal paper of their problem solving process and solution for their scenario.

Curriculum Embedded Task
Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Devin McNelly
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Mathematics
Algebra 2
11
High (9-12)

The essential question that this task poses to students is: How can I become a well-informed, cost-conscious consumer of goods and services using my mathematical skills?

In this task, students have the opportunity to choose a good or service that they would like to purchase. 

After...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Algebra 1
9, 10
High (9-12)

In this task, students will be asked to write an article about how the cost of education has increased over time.

Students will be required to create scatterplots and graphs that demonstrate their knowledge of linear equations to use in their article. They will also be turning in their...

Stopping Distance

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Kari Kokka
Vinci Daro
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Algebra 2
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

This task begins with an animated video clip showing a cat jumping into the road, and a car nearly hitting it, which motivates a framing question: Can the driver stop in time? This sets the context for a whole-class brainstorm about what quantities might need to be considered in order to answer...

Dog’s Play Area

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Mathematics
Geometry
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students respond to a geometry problem in which a girl is attempting to find the optimal location to tether her dog so that the dog doesn't dig in the garden, but without reducing the play area for the animal.

Students are given a number of measurements and constraints and...

Maximum Volume

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
No votes yet
Mathematics
Pre-Calculus
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students are given a problem about maximizing volume. Students are given a set of construction paper squares with predetermined side lengths. They are asked to determine the length of the side of the square that they must cut out from the corners in order to maximize the volume of...