The following criteria will be used to calculate students’ grades each semester.
Tests will evaluate major bodies of work (ex. novels, plays, literary items, units, chapters, etc.). Quizzes assess knowledge of a small body of work (ex. reading assignments, vocabulary, listening, etc.)
Homework is an essential part of every class. When a student is absent from class, he/she is responsible for completing the homework assignment and must bring these assignments to the teacher when he or she returns to class.
30% class work:
The class work grade will consist of written work done in class, class participation and in class projects.
64 and below
Make-up Policy: It is the students’ responsibility to arrange to make up work missed because of absence from class. All reading and written assignments are due regardless of absences. Exceptions may be made in certain unusual circumstances.