Grading

  • Your Language Arts grade is comprised of the following components:



    ASSESSMENTS

    VALUE

    DESCRIPTION

    Tests, Projects, Assessments

    30%

    Tests, formal writing assignments, performance assessments 


    Quizzes

    25%

    Vocabulary, Grammar, Literature quizzes (announced and unannounced)


    Readers WS/ 

    Writers WS/

    Class activities

    20%

    Activities performed in class to demonstrate reading strategies/ability (predicting worksheets, character profiling, etc) 

    Activities performed in class to demonstrate writing process/ability (brainstorming, drafts/informal writing assignments, etc.)

    Class assignments (vocabulary, grammar, literature, do nows) 


    Homework

    10%

    Reading and nightly homework


    Class Grade

    15%

    Preparation for class, classroom behavior, class participation