Grade 8 Grading Policy Mrs. Ceresnik Team Leader & Science Mr. McLaughlin Social Studies Dr. Mordente Language Arts & Literacy Sra. Porter Spanish Mrs. Wellet Mathematics Eighth Grade teachers will monitor student progress using the following grading procedures: Student grades will be divided into two major categories: Learning Activities and Assessments. o In-Class and At home Learning Activities will be graded using the four point rubric outlined below: 4 pts. Exceeds Activity All work is complete and submitted on time Requirements 3 pts. Meets Activity Most work is complete and submitted on time Requirements 2 pts. Meets Minimal Incomplete or submitted late Activity Requirements 1pt. Does Not Meet Incomplete and submitted late Activity Requirements 0 pt. Activity Not Submitted Activity not submitted Unexcused late work will only be accepted two days after the due date. Excused late work will be accepted without penalty at re-established due date. Variations in the learning activity policy outlined above may differ according to subject. Refer to individual teacher guidelines. o Assessments will be assigned a point value. Incremental Assessments may include, but not limited to: Quizzes, tests, projects, lab reports, writing assignments, performance- based assessments, portfolios, notebooks, research, study guides, take home assignments Each assessment may vary in total possible points. Guidelines for each assessment will be communicated using one of the following formats: Rubrics, study guides, title pages, summaries, outlines, graphic organizers, etc. Additional Grading Opportunities: o Elective Opportunities Students will be eligible to participate in Elective Enrichment Activities for additional credit provided that all Learning Activities and Assessments have been completed on time and submitted to teacher.
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