Class Grading Procedures:
Students will be graded for homework and for work they do in class. Students will be graded on end of unit assessments. Students may also receive other grades such as lab work, projects, journals, etc. Homework in science will not be as common as other subjects since the majority of the work will be done in class or lab.
This year in language arts the students will using Empowering Writers as a writing guideline. We will be spending a lot of time this year writing and doing writing based activities. The students will sometimes receive grades based upon participation. They will also be graded for writing, spelling tests, and special projects.
A penalty of 10 points per day shall be assessed on each late assignment. This is a district policy. Sickness and other emergencies will allow a student to not be penalized.