
Problem of the Week (POW) Rubric
Correction Area Description Value
#1 Proper Format Name, date and Hr# in upper 1
righthand corner. POW # centered,
on topline. Typed or neatly printed.
#2 Spelling/Grammar Proper Grammar and Spelling. 1
#3 Problem Restated Brief restatement (in own words) 1
of what the question is asking.
#4 Facts List at least two facts needed to 1
solve the problem.
#5 Solution Work Show the calculations (work) 2
needed to solve the problem.
#6 Solution (Answer) Correct answer, properly labeled. 1
#7 Solution Explain, in detail, the steps you 1
Explanation took to solve the problem.
*What strategy did you use?
#8 Alternate Method Briefly explain another (different) 1
method of solving.
#9 Reflection Write about the math. Include at least 1
one of the following:
 What did you learn?
 What confused/surprised you?
 How would you help someone
solve this problem?
 Did you find the problem
challenging? Why or why not?
Total Value 10