Grading in Mrs. Henrys Classroom 2010-2011
Each student will receive a concept list and assignment sheet for each unit. We will cover a conceptevery day or so. Students will be:
expected to complete the practice problems as directed
given opportunities to ask questions and gain additional clarification on concepts
given the answers to the practice problems on the day the problems are assigned
given the opportunity daily to show me what they have completed of the practice problemsand I will note this appropriately
given a quiz after approximately 3 concepts are taught
given an opportunity to evaluate their understanding of the concepts and given feedback as totheir grasp of the concept using the scale below:No answer orno work shownI know youdont know itI think youdont know itI think youknow itI know youmostly know itI know youknow it0 1 2 3 4 5We will repeat this process (teach a few concepts, quiz, and get feedback) until we reach the end of aunit. At the end of each unit, each student will receive scores for each concept that was tested usingthe same scale from the quizzes. These scores for each concept will be entered into the gradebook asfollows:No answer orno work shownI know youdont know itI think youdont know itI think youknow itI know youmostly know itI know youknow it0 1 2 3 4 55/10(50%)6/10(60%)7/10(70%)8/10(80%)9/10(90%)10/10(100%)Understand that these are the only scores that will be entered into the gradebook. There will be noscores entered for practice problems and quizzes I will note what practice problems have beencompleted and I will use the information from the homework and quizzes to help determine whattopics the class needs more time and help learning. Students are expected to use the practiceproblems to help them to grasp the concepts and to use the feedback from the quizzes to gauge wherethey are at in their understanding and prepare accordingly for the test.If a student is not satisfied with his or her understanding of a concept, he or she may choose toreassess that concept. In order to reassess, the following must occur:
The student must have completed the practice problems for the concept prior to the unit test. Iwill have already noted what was completed as mentioned above.
After the unit test, the student needs to have done some additional practice or gotten helpfrom either myself or another student or tutor.