Important Information

  Grading Weights


On Grade Courses

Level 1 ELA

Major Assessments

50%

55%

Minor Assessments

30%

30%

Class Participation

10%

10%

Homework

10%  

05%

**Homework can also be evaluated as a minor assessment. 


Homework is given daily and is subject to change depending on our class progress! Everything the students need to complete the homework is located in their binders and fully explained to the students before leaving class.

English & Social Studies Departments
Class Participation Rubric

Exceeds

100 - 93

The student:

  • ensures that the class is a community of respect;
  • consistently arrives prepared for class;
  • voluntarily participates on a consistent basis;
  • consistently remains focused and on task;
  • initiates and sustains discussion;
  • evaluates and responds to peer points;
  • consistently demonstrates leadership in collaborative activities.


Meets

92 - 85

The student:

  • recognizes the class as a community of respect;
  • usually arrives prepared for class;
  • willingly participates on a regular basis;
  • remains focused and on-task on a regular basis;
  • contributes to discussion on a regular basis;
  • listens to and responds to peer points;
  • contributes to collaborative activities on a consistent basis.


Attempts

84 - 70


The student:

  • fails to recognize the class as a community of respect;
  • frequently arrives unprepared for class;
  • rarely participates, even when called upon;
  • lacks focus and rarely remains on task;
  • rarely engages in discussion;
  • reacts to peer points rather than responds;
  • rarely engages in collaborative activities.



 


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