Quantitative Skills

Assessment Rubrics

B1. Solve quantitative and mathematical problems

Exceeds Expectations

  • Consistently obtains correct answer, including units
  • Solution method is appropriate and follows a logical sequence
  • Solution contains no errors

Meets Expectations

  • Answer obtained is consistent with student's work
  • Solution method is appropriate
  • Solution contains only minor errors

Does Not Meet Expectations

  • Answer is lacking or inconsistent with student's work
  • Solution method is inappropriate
  • Solution contains major errors

B2. Interpret graphs, tables, and diagrams

Exceeds Expectations

  • Identifies a misrepresentation of labels or data on a graph, table or diagram
  • Accurately uses a graph, table or diagram to solve problems
  • Can accurately extrapolate beyond data on an existing graph
  • Can accurately transform one form (graph, table, diagram) to another with no errors

Meets Expectations

  • Accurately labels or identifies a point on a graph, table, or diagram
  • Accurately identifies the trend represented in a graph, table, or diagram
  • Accurately plots or positions new data on an existing graph, table or diagram
  • Can transform one form (graph, table, diagram) to another with only minor errors

Does Not Meet Expectations

  • Cannot label or identify a point on a graph, table, or diagram
  • Cannot identify the trend represented in a graph, table, or diagram
  • Cannot plot or position new data on an existing graph, table or diagram
  • Cannot transform one form (graph, table, diagram) to another

B3. Use statistics appropriately and accurately

Exceeds Expectations

  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of the relevant statistical concepts
  • Displays accuracy in application of the concepts
  • Strategy or explanation is fully supported, justified and represented by argument and evidence

Meets Expectations

  • Demonstrates some understanding of relevant statistical concepts without significant error
  • Carries out the important strategies and skills without significant error
  • Strategy or explanation includes some evidence and justification

Does Not Meet Expectations

  • Demonstrates major misconception or incomplete understanding of relevant statistical concepts
  • Makes critical error(s) in carrying out strategy
  • Strategy or explanation is lacking evidence or justification