__6th Grade: Unit Project (a story, a book, a poster, a report, a mobile, a slide show, etc)__

Students will apply concepts and discoveries they gained throughout the unit and demonstrate their understanding of the mathematics in the final project.

Criteria:

- Choose a number between 10 and 100 and to write things about it. After each investigation add new information that was covered about your favorite number
- Use vocabulary and concepts from the Unit
- Be creative

Scoring Rubric

5 (A, 90-100%) Exemplary Response

- Complete, with clear, coherent explanations
- Shows understanding of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies all essential conditions of the problem and goes beyond what is asked for in some unique way

- Complete, with clear, coherent explanations
- Shows understanding of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies all essential conditions of the problem

- Reasonably complete; may lack detail in explanations
- Shows understanding of most of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies most of the essential conditions of the problem

- Gives response; explanation may be unclear or lack detail
- Shows some understanding of some of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies some essential conditions of the problem

- Incomplete; explanation is insufficient or not understandable
- Shows little understanding of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Fails to address essential conditions of problem

- Irrelevant response
- Does not attempt a solution
- Does not address conditions of the problem

7th Grade Unit Project (a story, a book, a poster, a report, a mobile, a slide show, etc)

7th Grade Unit Project (a story, a book, a poster, a report, a mobile, a slide show, etc)

Students will apply concepts and discoveries they gained throughout the unit and demonstrate their understanding of the mathematics in the final project.

Criteria:

- Think about characteristics of different shapes concepts learned in the unit (how are they the same, different)
- Can research about information about architecture and designs
- How is used in spins and flips by snowboarders and skateboarders?
- What properties of hexagon make is a shape of choice in honeycomb?
- Why are braces on towers, roofs and bridges in the shape of triangles and not rectangles or pentagon?

- Use vocabulary and concepts from the Unit
- Be creative

__Scoring Rubric__

5 (A, 90-100%) Exemplary Response

- Complete, with clear, coherent explanations
- Shows understanding of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies all essential conditions of the problem and goes beyond what is asked for in some unique way

- Complete, with clear, coherent explanations
- Shows understanding of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies all essential conditions of the problem

- Reasonably complete; may lack detail in explanations
- Shows understanding of most of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies most of the essential conditions of the problem

- Gives response; explanation may be unclear or lack detail
- Shows some understanding of some of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Satisfies some essential conditions of the problem

- Incomplete; explanation is insufficient or not understandable
- Shows little understanding of the mathematical concepts and procedures
- Fails to address essential conditions of problem

- Irrelevant response
- Does not attempt a solution
- Does not address conditions of the problem