2014 ELA Grading Policy

John J. Pershing

ELA Grading Policy 2014-2015


60% Essays/Any Writing Assignments

·         Short response essays (RAFTs)

·         Formal essays

·         Research Papers

·         Performance TASK – all components


30% Quizzes

·         Vocabulary (Fridays)

·         Grammar/Skills

·         Literature

·         Binder Check


10% Homework and Class Work/Participation

·         Students are responsible for being prepared for class each day and participate

·         Students should be reading their independent reading novel and completing the reading log to be checked on Fridays for homework

·         Vocabulary homework must be assigned Monday – Thursday

·         There are NO “Homework Passes”

·         Homework is NEVER associated with student behavior (positive or negative)