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					Media Literacy
(Computer Skills)
Grading Rationale

                                        Western Middle School

ASSIGNMENT CATEGORIES                                                        PERCENTAGE OF
                                                                             FINAL GRADE

Class Participation/Time Management/Cooperation                                        15%
       Western Students Have
              C – Cooperate
              L – Listen
              A – Ask Questions
              S- Share Responsibility
              S- Serve Community
       Personal Efficiency.
       “Do the work. Finish the job.”
       “Lead, when the opportunity presents itself.”

Class Work
      Learning.com Modules, Word Processing, Databases, Spreadsheets,                  25%
       Internet Searching, Internet Safety, Blogs, Wikis, Email,
      Online Collaboration and/or Web Publishing Projects

Quizzes
      Keyboarding scores (progress)                                                     20%
      Goal: Grade 8 – 35 wpm / 95% accuracy

       Various vocabulary quizzes and assessments of skills practiced in class

Tests and Projects                                                                      40%
       District Technology Assessment, Multimedia Project

All students are required to make up work missed due to absences. A Media Center teacher or staff
member is available for extra help after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays until 3:50.

This statement is placed in each student folder and all students have read it.

Terry McCabe and Rose Stratton
Media Specialists
Western Middle School

Please sign and return. Parent signature: _____________________ Date:___________

Student’s Name (Please Print) ______________________________________________
Best number for parent contact: ____________________

				
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