Grading Policy

How will your child be graded in Social Studies class?

  • Homework = 15 %

    • Homework needs to be handed in the day it is due. It can be handed in for reduced credit ONE day after it is due. Students have been given a rubric which is in their notebooks describing this in detail.


    Assessments = 85%

    • Types of assessment can include...
    • Comprehensive notebook check at least once a marking period (there is at least two day warning before this major assessment)
    • Quizzes 
    • Tests
    • Skits and cooperative activities
    • Socratic seminar (7-8th grades only)
    • Speaking, listening and written assessment on specific thematic units
    • Projects (individudal or group)
    • Exit tickets
Last Modified on September 17, 2018