Cardinality Rubric

Directions:

  1. Put four heart shapes ( or other objects) on the table between you and the student.
  2. Give the student a piece of paper and crayon/pencil.
  3. Ask the student to use the paper and crayon/pencil to show/put down what is on the table.
  4. To record the information date the box that best describes the child's response.

 

Name Vague and prenumeric


Example: Draws inaccurate marks to represent numbers.
X O / | \
Representation of the object


Example:
Draws an object but not appropriate numeric cardinal value.
One to one correspondence with symbols:

Example:
Draws objects that represent how many (cardinality) with a one to one relationship.
One to one correspondence with numerals

Example:
Represents each object with a number.
1, 2, 3, 4
or
4, 4, 4, 4
Cardinal value alone


Example:
Correct cardinality is used to represent the actual value.
4
Cardinal value and object


Example:
Writes the actual value(cardinality) and name of object.
4 hearts
Comments:
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               

 

 

 

 

Developed by Graduate Math Class Summer 2002
Dr. Robert Sweetland's notes
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