EVALUATION: Students’ work will be assessed on a regular basis. Assessments will include homework, written responses, informal assessments, quizzes and tests, and projects or performance assessments. Homework problems are intended to help students grasp the foundations of the topic and to experience at least a few applications of those topics. Quizzes and tests will include problems like those in the homework and will also include problems which require the students to apply the learning to other applications. Performance assessments will be treated as test grades. Late assignments may earn a maximum of 70%. All assignments must be handed in prior to the unit test. Refer to student handbook.
GRADES: Quarter grades will be determined using grades from each of the areas mentioned in the evaluation section, above. Formative grades will account for 30% of the quarter average and will include daily checks for understanding, homework grades, and quiz grades. Summative grades will make up the remaining 70% of the quarter average, made up tests and performance