1 point each ½ point each 0 points
Explanation Answers all questions by including Answers at least 5 of the 7 questions Answers no more than 4 of the
at least 10 detailed sentences. Has a using 7-9 detailed sentences. Weak question and offers few details.
concluding sentence. conclusion. Paragraph fails to connect and is
poorly developed. No conclusion
Example Gives a detailed example showing Gives a somewhat adequate example Gives no example showing how
how math is used in the person’s showing how math is used in the math is used in the person’s
occupation. person’s occupation. occupation
Picture Shows a picture and writes a Fails to show a picture but writes a Fails to show a picture or write a
description of interviewed person description of the interviewed person description.
and his/her occupation. and his/her occupation.
Math Subject Discusses the use of algebra in the Discusses the use of prealgebra in the Discusses the use of general math in
interviewed person’s occupation. interviewed person’s occupation. the interviewed person’s
Mechanics Well organized thoughts. Indented Organized thoughts. Few errors in Organization is hard to follow.
paragraph. Proper punctuation. All punctuation, spelling, capitalization. Many errors in spelling,
words spelled correctly. Uses Neat. capitalization, and/or punctuation.
proper capital letters. Neat. Messy but can be read.