• FAST Department Grading Policy

    FAST Department Grading Policy

    Duncanville High School 2017-2018 Grading Guidelines

    Course/Subject: FAST- Department/Grade Level: SPED/ 9-12th

    Extra Credit: As a FAST department, we are choosing to opt out of extra credit.

    Late work: We will accept late work up until the LAST day of the grading period. Students will earn a maximum of a 70.

    Grading Policy:




    Minimum Number of Major Grades (TESTS) per Grading Period
    3/ grading period
    Minimum Number of Minor Grades (Daily assignments) per Grading Period
    2/ week
    Percent of Major Grades (TESTS)
    40%
    Percent of Minor Grades (Daily assignments)
    60%




    List Examples of Major Grades
    (Daily average CANNOT be counted as a major grade)
    Projects
    Essays
    Timed Writings
    Portfolios
    Research Papers
    Other:



    List Examples of Minor of Minor Grades
    (Daily average CANNOT be counted as a major grade)
    Quizzes
    Worksheets
    Maps
    Participation
    Daily Work
    Vocabulary
    Cooperative Learning Activities
    Other:

    Progress Monitoring:
    According to School Board Policy EIA (LOCAL) we allow a students a reasonable opportunity to make up or redo a class assignment or examination for which the student received a failing grade. At Duncanville High School, students shall be permitted a reasonable opportunity to redo an assignment or retake a test for which the student received a failing grade. Describe how a student will be given the opportunity to redo an assignment or retake a test for which the student received a failing grade. Please specify the following information:

    Timetable- Student will have opportunity to redo an assignment or retake a test for which the student received a failing grade within the progress reporting period (every three weeks).




    Calculation of Grade- Calculation of grades (at the discretion of teacher) will be a combination of academic and IEP goals. When given daily assignments, students will receive the highest grade of the attempts given.




    Activities that demonstrate mastery-Activities will be determined based upon IEP goals an

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