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
4 pts. Exceeds Activity All work is complete and submitted on time
3 pts. Meets Activity Most work is complete and submitted on time
2 pts. Meets Minimal Incomplete or submitted late
1pt. Does Not Meet Incomplete and submitted late
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
Each assessment may vary in total possible points.
Guidelines for each assessment will be communicated using one of the following
Rubrics, study guides, title pages, summaries, outlines, graphic organizers,
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.