Grading Policy

    Grading will be based on the following criteria:

     Tests- 20%
    • End of the chapter tests
    • Depending on the length of the chapter, there will be a mid chapter test
     Quizzes- 20%
    • There will be a quiz after every 2-3 lessons
    • Students will also get quizzes on vocabulary
    • Students should expect "pop" quizzes
     Homework- 20%
    • Each student starts every marking period with a 100% for a homework grade.
    • Students will be given daily assignments, which normally will be started in class. Any assignment not completed in class automatically becomes homework.  All new skills presented in class should be reviewed nightly for approximately 10-15 minutes.
    • Students that complete all homework assignments per marking period, will have their lowest test or quiz grade dropped. (EXCEPT for the 3rd and 4th MP, due to not having as much homework because of PSSA's)
     Class Participation- 20%.
    • Students will be be graded on over-all participation throughout each marking period. 
    • Class participation includes daily classroom work and behavior.
     End of the Quarter Exam- 20%
    • There will be an exam at the end of every marking period. (except 3rd marking period)