
Re: Grading Graphing Questions
Posted:
Jun 4, 2012 3:12 PM



At my school we still give full credit.
On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 11:38 AM, Anne E. <aevangelos@holyangelsacademy.org>wrote:
> I teach in a small school. There are four math teachers; each of us has > one entire Regents or AP Course. Every year we have a discussion, when > grading exams, about how much credit to give (or not) for graphing > questions. Here's the situation: > > Assuming the question is a nonpart I graphing question(such as graphing > two lines, graphing two inequalities, graphing a parabola, graphing a > parabola and a line), and the student draws the graph(s) correctly, labels > everything, identifies point(s) of intersection or overlap of shading > correctly, but does not show how they graphed the line or parabola, i.e., > does not show a table, or the slope and intercept, or a test point for > shading, Do you give full credit, or do you take off points because not > enough work was shown? > > The Scoring guide often indicates "appropriate work is shown" but what do > you consider "appropriate work?" If this were a question on my own test, I > would take off points for not showing the table, etc. to draw the graphs. > However, this is the Regents . . . I do not want to be shorting my > students of points that others could be receiving. > > Any thoughts are greatly appreciated. > ******************************************************************* > * To unsubscribe from this mailing list, email the message > * "unsubscribe nyshsmath" to majordomo@mathforum.org > * > * Read prior posts and download attachments from the web archives at > * http://mathforum.org/kb/forum.jspa?forumID=671 > ******************************************************************* >

