Ms.

Ferda Gurcan Middle School Math 2012 - 2013

RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Middle School Mathematics Grading Policy
Category Exam Homework Classwork Weighted Percentage 30 20 20 Activities for Categories * Summative assessment of unit concepts. * Homework is completed on time. * Prepared with appropriate materials * Assignments are completed during the time assigned * Follows directions when doing work * Classwork is completed to the best of the students ability, all effort is shown/given * Self-disciplined, self-motivated and generally independent when doing an assignment Rubric Numerical Grading Scale Questions are 1 point. Homework Rubrics Classwork Rubric

Ms. Ferda Gurcan Middle School Math 2012 - 2013

Category Participation

Weighted Percentage 15

Activities for Categories * Asking questions during class time * Being an active group member * Respects the viewpoints of classmates, questions to clarify ideas and encourage discourse among classmates and teacher * Work is consistently thorough and completed in a timely manner

Rubric Participation Rubric

Citizenship

15

Citizenship Rubric

Citizenship Rubrics
4 - Exceeds Expectations * Frequently provides positive leadership * Actively participates and adds to class activities * Volunteers to help others * Participates a high level accountability and responsibility * Never speaks out in class inappropriately * Consistently meets classroom standards 3 - Meets Expectations * Occasionally provides positive leadership * Consistently takes part in class activities * Help others * Maintains positive leadership with peers * Keeps on task * Works well in groups and independently * Works without disturbing others * Shows responsibility most of the time * Generally meets classroom standards 2 - Approaching Expectations * Usually practices self discipline * Participates in class activities * Help others when asked * Occasionally speaks out inappropriately * Stays on task most of the time * Meets classroom standards

Ms. Ferda Gurcan Middle School Math 2012 - 2013

1- Not Meet Expectations * Speaks out inappropriately * Seldom participates in class activities * Is distracting to others * Is often off task * Has difficulty adhering to classroom standards * Needs monitoring during independent work * Engages in negative peer behavior * Does not always follow teacher direction

Homework Rubrics
CATEGORY Timeliness 4 - Exceeds Expectations Homework is turned on time. Provides work of the highest quality. All required elements are presents. 3 - Meets Expectations Homework or Classwork is One Day Late. Provides high quality work. A few required elements are missing. 2 - Approaching Expectations Homework or Classwork is Two Days Late. Provides work that occasionally needs to be checked or redone to ensure quality. Many required elements are missing. Marginally Legible with partial heading complete; paper is free from stain, wrinkle, or fold.

Ms. Ferda Gurcan Middle School Math 2012 - 2013

1- Not Meet Expectations Homework or Classwork was Not Handed In At All. Provides work that usually needs to be checked or redone to ensure quality. A majority of the required elements are missing. Illegible with majority of heading incomplete; paper is stained, wrinkled, or folded.

Quality of Work

Appearance

Legible with complete heading; paper is free from stain, wrinkle, or fold.

Marginally Legible with majority of complete heading; paper is free from stain, wrinkle, or fold.

Classwork Rubric
Category Timeliness 4 - Exceeds Expectations Student was in class on time prepared to begin class. Student bring needed materials to class and is always on task. 3 - Meets Expectations Student was in class on time but not prepared to begin class. Student brings most needed materials to class and is on task. 2 - Approaching Expectations Student was late for class; signed in with completion. Student brings few needed materials to class and sometimes need extra time to settle down on task. Sometimes provides useful ideas when participating in group.

Ms. Ferda Gurcan Middle School Math 2012 - 2013

1- Not Meet Expectations Student was late for class and did not sign-in. Student often forgets to bring needed materials to class and is rarely on task. Rarely provides useful ideas when participating in the group.

Preparation

Participation

Routinely provides useful Usually provides useful ideas when participating ideas when participating in the group. in the group.

Participation Rubric
5 * High effort level. Assignments show care and interest. Goes above and beyond. Ask for help when needed. Does assignments in order to UNDERSTAND the concept - not just get it done. UNDERSTANDING is most important to this student. * Positive and helpful at all times. Always follows instructions and procedures. * Focused and interested in learning and being an active part of the class. * Willing the try new things and tackle more challenging concepts without complaining and whining. * Constantly raises hand. * Provides leadership in groups activities and helps keep others on task. 4 * Does work and stays on task without being monitored. Never needs to be asked to work harder or stay focused. Work is above average, but mostly doing the assignment simply to get it done understanding is secondary. Not really going above and beyond. * Pleasant & positive the majority of the time. * There are days on occasion when he/she “checks out” but overall he/she complies with teacher instruction in a positive manner. * May grumble slightly over new or challenging topics, but usually works hard to understand them. * Raises hand regularly. 3 * Does work just to get it done. Rushes work and is thinking about what he/she will talk about once the have the work done. Gets the work done, but quality is low and it rushed. Cannot really explain work or what he/she did. Weak understanding. * Complies with teacher request, but usually only after complaints. * Eventually will try new or challenging topics, but only to stay out of trouble. * Does't really want to be in class and it shows. * Raises hand on occasion. 2 * Has to be pushed and prodded to get work done. At times he/she gets the work done, but only if he/she is constantly monitored by the teacher. * Complies with teacher request only after CONSTANT prodding and monitoring or the threat of discipline. * Often shuts down when presented with new or challenging material. * Constant complaining. * Rarely raises hand.

Ms. Ferda Gurcan Middle School Math 2012 - 2013

1 * No effort level at all. Disregard directions and time limits and really shows no effort to get assignment done at all. * Constant negativity and reluctance to take part in activities or class discussions. Rarely, if ever, contributes to class in a positive manner. * Does not comply with constant request to follow instructions. * Never raises hand.