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PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENT - FIRST QUARTER
GEOMETRY


Logic:

Research a court case. (This may be on TV, in a magazine, on line, etc.) You must have access to actual testimony. Write a formal essay describing the type of logic used by the litigants. Refer to “How to Write an Essay” tutorial on my website. Your essay MUST include specific quotes and examples to clarify your position.

Rubric:  

Paragraph:
     3 - Explanation has major omissions or errors
     6 - Explanation has some omissions or errors
         9 - Explanation minor omissions or errors

Examples:
     3 - Only one appropriate example was given
     6 - Only two appropriate examples were given
     9 - Three appropriate examples were given


Lines and Angles:

Choose 3 theorems. Write a proof for each theorem using a different format (2-column, paragraph, and flow chart). Include a 3-D model with one of the proofs.

Rubric:

Model:
     3 - Model was not appropriate
     6 - Model was incomplete and inaccurate, but appropriate
     9 - Model was incomplete OR inaccurate, but  appropriate
     12 - Model was complete, accurate, and appropriate

Proofs:
     2 - Proof had numerous omissions or inaccuracies
     4 - Proof had minor omissions or inaccuracies
     6 - Proof was complete and accurate