Math Autobiography

| March 31, 2017

Directions. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. ALL assignments must be in 5-paragraph APA essay format. Sources must be cited in APA format as well. Your response should be double-spaced; refer to the Assignment Format PDF attachment for specific format requirements.

For this assignment, you are to write a ONE 5- paragraph APA style essay regarding history of your math education.

· Employ correct rules of sentence composition, grammar, and mechanics of style.

· Use at least two references. Each reference must use a quoted passage and be appropriately cited to avoid plagiarism.

· Include a reference list at the end of the essay.

· Turn in at least two full pages of writing, 12-pt. Times Roman, double-spaced.

· Pay attention to spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

· Use this basic outline:

I. Introduction

II. Body

A. body paragraph 1

B. Body paragraph 2

C. Body paragraph 3

III. Conclusion

IV. References (this is a separate page)

Part A Write Your Personal “Math Autobiography”

Use 3 or more of the conceptual questions below to guide your writing for Body Paragraph 1:

§ What are your best descriptions of both positive and/or negative experiences that influence how you feel about learning math? It is okay to be serious or funny!

§ What is your overall attitude towards math and why do you think you feel the way you do?

§ How did your family, friends, teachers, and other people influence your feelings about math?

§ How confident are you in your math skills? If you lack confidence, what do you think you can do to improve?

§ How do you feel about seeking help with math? Have you ever been tutored in math? How was your experience?

Part B View this video – We Use Math – Introduction – https://youtu.be/aYIv4jggQJc

Write About Your Career and Math

Use 2 or more of the conceptual questions below to guide your writing for Body Paragraph 2 about your career and using math:

· What math class or classes will you take for your major?

· How can math be used in your career?

· How can math be used in your daily life?

Part C Brush up on your math skills using the following:

Access the FREE EdReady (https://edready.org/home;jsessionid=1948F87F8B74BF66C4D409A6FE0389BF) site to review basic math concepts.

Write about your experience using EdReady.

Write about your experience using EdReady. Use 2 of the conceptual questions below to guide your writing for Body Paragraph 3:

· Was EdReady helpful?

· Was the site easy to navigate?

Grading Rubric

Please refer to the rubric below for the grading criteria for this assignment.

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