ECHHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT: COMMON POLICIES

English I

English II

English III

English IV

Weighted Grades

40% - major tasks including essays, tests, projects and other as specified by teacher

60% - minor tasks including quizzes, homework, classwork, participation, and other as specified by teacher

50% - major tasks including essays, tests, projects and other as specified by teacher

50% - minor tasks including quizzes, homework, classwork, participation, and other as specified by teacher

60% - major tasks including essays, tests, projects and other as specified by teacher

40% - minor tasks including quizzes, homework, classwork, participation, and other as specified by teacher

60% - major tasks including essays, tests, projects and other as specified by teacher

40% - minor tasks including quizzes, homework, classwork, participation, and other as specified by teacher

Writing Expectations

A minimum of 2 major writing assessments per quarter

A minimum of 2 major writing assessments per quarter

A minimum of 2 major writing assessments per quarter

A minimum of 2 major writing assessments per quarter

Essay Rewrites

Rewrites are allowed throughout the course provided students meet the expectations set in advance:

Student meets all deadlines throughout the writing process.

Student schedules and attends a mandatory writing conference.

Rewritten essay shows growth/improvement

Rewrites are allowed for the 1st semester only (see provisions under English I)

No rewrites allowed: teachers will build in opportunities within each writing assignment for students to plan, revise, and conference prior to the due date

No rewrites allowed (see English III)

Tests, Quizzes, and other Assignments missed due to Unexcused Absence

Maximum grade a student can receive is 70%, regardless of whether the assignment is major or minor

Maximum grade a student can receive is 70%, regardless of whether the assignment is major or minor

Maximum grade a student can receive is 70%, regardless of whether the assignment is major or minor

Maximum grade a student can receive is 70%, regardless of whether the assignment is major or minor

Late Assignments

The ECHHS English department adheres to a 2 day late policy: no assignments will be accepted after 2 days past the original due date

The ECHHS English department adheres to a 2 day late policy: no assignments will be accepted after 2 days past the original due date

The ECHHS English department adheres to a 2 day late policy: no assignments will be accepted after 2 days past the original due date

The ECHHS English department adheres to a 2 day late policy: no assignments will be accepted after 2 days past the original due date

Academic Integrity

The ECHHS English department adheres to the school’s academic integrity policy.

The ECHHS English department adheres to the school’s academic integrity policy.

The ECHHS English department adheres to the school’s academic integrity policy.

The ECHHS English department adheres to the school’s academic integrity policy.