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    Grade Calculation         

    Grading

     90-100%       A

    80-89%         B

    70-79%         C

    60-69%         D

    0-59%           F

     Grade Calculation & Weighting

     

    Assignment Category

     

    Description

     

    Percentage of grade

    Unit Assessments

    This category contains the teacher created unit assessments that are given at the midpoint of each individual unit.

     20%

    Reading Comprehension Activities

    This category includes the reading comprehension assignments that accompany the reading of a text and skill-lesson comprehension questions that support the given text.

     30%

    Writing Composition Activities

    This category includes the short constructed responses that accompany of a given text as well as the extended writing projects (essays) that accompany each unit.

     30%

         

    Teacher Created Support Activities

    This category is built with grammar skills, vocabulary, core novel activities, and any other "support" learning that assists in meeting literacy goals.

     15%

    Benchmark Writing & Semester Final

     

    This in-class writing piece and semester final are district created and common among all TVUSD middle schools.

    5%

     

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