• Here are the directions to completing the Weekly Math Current Event.
     
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    6TH MATH CURRENT EVENT

     

    HOW DOES MATH APPLY TO OUR DAILY LIVES?

     

    Students will bring in and respond to a MATH current event from the media (news reports, editorials, math cartoons, newspapers, magazines, science journals, technology magazines etc.). Please cut out the article and attach it to the back of the paper.

     

    Possible Websites:

    www.dogonews.com

    www.nytimes.com

    www.cnn.com

    www.espn.go.com

    www.usatoday.com

    www.app.com

    www.teachingkidsnews.com

    www.alltop.com

     

     

    § A general summary of the article

    § Three things you learned from the article

    § Examples of how the information in the article relates to math. (Please expand beyond “it has numbers in it”.)

    Current Events are due on Fridays!!!!!! 

     

     

    Please write in complete sentences. The document should be in your own words!

     

     

    Current Events are due on  Fridays.

     

     

     

     

     

    Rubric for Math Current Event


    TOTAL POINTS

    CONTENT KNOWLEDGE

    ORGANIZATION AND NEATNESS

     

    JOURNAL WRITING

    4

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The project showed an excellent understanding of the Math connection and the purpose of the project was fully achieved and extended beyond the requirements.

     

     

     

     

     

    The project was neat, easy to read and understand.

     

    Paragraphs were concise and there were no grammatical and spelling errors.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The documentation and analysis writing was thorough and included many supporting details or examples.

     

    All facts were included in detail with extra information added. Several paragraphs were included in the journal.

     

     

     

    3

     

     

     

    The project showed a good understanding of the Math connection and all sections were complete. The purpose of the project was achieved.

     

     

     

     

    The project was somewhat neat, easy to read and understand. Most paragraphs were somewhat concise and there were minor grammatical and spelling errors.

     

     

     

     

    The documentation and analysis writing was somewhat thorough and included 1 to 2 supporting details or examples.

     

    Most facts were included and at least 2 paragraphs were included in the journal.

     

    2

     

     

     

     

    The project showed some understanding of the Math connection, however a few sections were missing. The purpose of the project was marginally achieved.

     

     

     

    The project was not very neat or easy to read. There were parts that were difficult to understand and the paragraphs were not in 12 pt or double spaced. There were several grammatical and spelling errors.

     

     

    The documentation and analysis writing was not very clear and included only one supporting detail or example.

     

    Some basic facts were touched upon and 1 paragraph was included in the journal.

     

    1

     

     

     

     

    The project showed little understanding of the Math connection and significant sections were missing. The purpose of the project was not achieved.

     

     

     

     

    The project was messy and looked carelessly put together. The materials were hard to read. There were many grammatical and spelling errors.

     

     

     

     

     

    The documentation and analysis writing was not clear at all and did not include any supporting details or examples.

     

    Facts were not included and the paragraph did not relate to the topic.

     


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