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LRMS Grading Categories 2014-2015

Weight

Category

Definition for Parents/Students

Examples

50

Summative/Assessments

Summative Assessments of student proficiency against standards.   These assessments require students to demonstrate the knowledge and skills called for by content standards and represent student learning over a period of time.

Tests, performance tasks, projects, presentations...

30

Formative/Practice

Assignments, activities, tasks, or assessments which help students develop proficiency on a standard.  These assignments inform teaching and provide feedback for learning but are not a summative assessment of learning.  

Quizzes, practice tests, assignments...

20

Informative

This category is generally used as a means to communicate important information regarding student behaviors such as effort, responsibility, participation and work completion.  Entries in this category have no impact on a student’s grade.


Participation grades, permission slips, practice logs...