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LRMS Grading Categories 2014-2015
Definition for Parents/Students
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...
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...
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...