Classwork and Participation (10%)
Classwork and participation are important for reinforcing facts and concepts taught in class as well as extending skills. It will be assigned throughout the marking period at the teachers discretion. After an absence, it is the students responsibility to see the teacher for any missing assignments.
Quizzes and Graded Assignments (40%)
Quizzes will be given periodically throughout each marking period and may be either announced or unannounced. They will evaluate the students knowledge of current topics covered in class. Graded assignments may include the following: textbook work, vocabulary, homework, class work, or other projects assigned by the teacher.
Tests and Long Term Projects (50%)
Tests will be given periodically throughout the marking period. All tests are announced. At least three (3) tests will be administered in each marking period. Generally, one project is also assigned during each marking period. All projects will be assigned at least 2 weeks before the date they are due.