### Dr. Sarah's Writing Checklist

This list will be used to grade your assignment, and will be
returned to you with comments. Keep a copy of your paper
since I will keep the one that you give me.

**Does this paper:**
#### Brief Summary of Life and Work

- clearly summarize the mathematician's life?

- clearly summarize the mathematician's work?

#### What Kind of Mathematician is He or She?

- one that answers this question by using the guidelines in the assignment?
- one that deeply explores this issue?
#### Mathematics

- clearly state the mathematics?

- present the mathematics
slowly and clearly enough so that Dr. Sarah can follow?
- present the mathematics
slowly enough so that others who haven't seen it before can
follow?
- discuss the mathematics as directed in the assignment?
- define all variables, terminology, and notation used?

- flow smoothly?
- give simple examples?

- contain correct mathematics?

- discuss the importance of the work in the context of
mathematics, the real world, and applications?
- discuss the mathematics in your own words?
- explore the mathematics deeply?
- explain any graphs, equations or statements mentioned.
#### Writing

- contain an introduction and conclusion?

- use correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation?

- address the appropriate audience?
- flow smoothly when read out loud?

- look professional?

- give acknowledgment where it is due?

#### References

- contain a diverse collection of references from different sources?
- contain a list of useful web references?
- contain comments of how you used each reference / what it was
useful for?
- attempt to explain any contradictions that arose in the references?

- contain a list of published papers listed on MathSciNet
from lab?
- contain a printout of the first page of every web reference?