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    GRADING POLICY

    % of grade

    Assessments Description

    10%

    Homework

    Reinforce, practice and assess understanding of material based on thoroughness (showing work) and completeness.  Scores based on effort and completion=

    100% complete with all steps shown/75%-incomplete by less than ½ or no work shown/85% late work/0% --less than ½ complete.

    *Students must check solutions in class and fix incorrect answers to learn from mistakes.(growth mindset)

    20%

    Participation

    Warm ups, Group work,  Notetaking in class

     Participation— Student preparedness and classroom contribution during lessons (self discipline, on time, ready to work/learn, ask/answer questions with best effort, cooperative groups, productive use of time)

     

    30%

    Minor Assessments

     

     

     

    Quizzes (about 1-2 times week), long term IXL assignments or other computer activities

    In class assignments, projects, group work, "snap shot" formative assessment activities, exit tickets, computer activities

    SOL Review 

     

    Major Assessments

    40%

    Assessments are used to monitor progress towards mastery of the 7th grade math Virginia Standards of Learning. Unit tests (usually 2 or more per marking period) Retests available. New retest score will be averaged with previous score. (growth mindset)—math mastery is the main point.

     Augusta County Grading Scale

    A+   98-100

    B+   88-89

    C+  78-79

    D+ 68-69

    F   50-59

    A    92-97

    B    82-87

    C   72-77

    D   62-67

     

    A-  90-91

    B-   80-81

    C-  70-71

    D-  60-61