Dr. Sarah's Writing Checklist for Math 4010
This list will be used to grade your assignment, and will be
returned to you with comments.
Based on a checklist by Annalisa Crannell at Franklin & Marshall
Save your paper on a disk for your own reference and for revisions.
Does this paper:
Part 1 - Life and Work
clearly summarize the woman's life?
clearly summarize the woman's work?
attempt to explain any contradictions that arose in the references?
Part 2 - Mathematics
reasonably focus on an aspect of the woman's mathematics?
clearly state the mathematics to be discussed?
define all variables, terminology, and notation used?
give simple examples?
provide a summary of proofs (when possible) or the ideas involved?
contain correct mathematics?
give evidence of deep mathematical exploration?
discuss modern applications of the mathematics?
discuss the mathematics in your own words?
use correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation?
give acknowledgment where it is due?
use correct format for referring to references?
give evidence of creative writing?
contain a diverse collection of references from different sources?
include a photocopy of references you use in addition
to the references in the folder (you may show me instead of photocopying)?