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GRADES for this class
You will be graded using a point system.
(see your handout for this class)
Tests will be worth 100 points each.
We will have weekly quizzes also, worth 50 points each.
Extra credit will be worth 100 points total.
You will also receive a weighted grade for attendance and effort, which will help you at the end of class, along with your extra credit grade, if you are between two grades.
MY ADJUSTMENTS TO THIS GRADING SYSTEM:
(THE TEACHER WILL EXPLAIN THE GRADING SYSTEM FOR THIS CLASS)
Alternate grading system: (useful for English classes)
There are a total of 1000 points per Unit.
Your grading system:
Daily homework 100 points
Daily work, group participation, attendance 150 points
Tests and Quizzes 200 points (1 Unit Test at 100 points, 2 Unit Quizzes at 50 points each)
Unit Cover project: 50 points
Your Final Unit Folder 100 points
Group Projects: 100 points each (200 points)
Book Reports (2) 50 points each (100 points)
Grammar Presentation: 100 points
Extra Credit points available: 50 for individual project. Students will present their Extra Credit Project before the class.
50 addl. points are available for another book report OR an additional Writing Portfolio Piece written as an extra assignment.
This writing piece may be a high-quality poem, a short story, a personal narrative, or another choice suitable for the student's portfolio.
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