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FAYETTEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL COMMON GRADING PRACTICES BY DEPARTMENT
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SCIENCE DEPARTMENTSOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT
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CATEGORY NAMEDEFINITIONMINIMUM NUMBER OF ASSIGNMENTS/GRADESCATEGORY WEIGHTCATEGORY NAMEDEFINITIONMINIMUM NUMBER OF ASSIGNMENTS/GRADESCATEGORY WEIGHT
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AssignmentsAssignments are assisted work. Students are able to receive teacher assistance with work that falls in this category. This can include daily work and labs.640%AssignmentsAssignments are formative. Examples are homework and in class assignments.1050%
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AssessmentsAssessments are unassisted work which assesses students’ skills and knowledge. Students are not able to receive teacher assistance. This can include quizzes, labs, and tests.360%AssessmentsAssessments are work that assess student's skills and knowledge. This includes projects, quizzes, and tests.350%
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NO Final Exams will be administeredFinal Exams will be administered
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ENGLISH DEPARTMENTMATH DEPARTMENT
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AssignmentsAssignments are formative assessments. This can include daily work and homework.640%Majorcan include but not limited to: tests, quizzes, projects360%
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AssessmentsAssessments are summative and assess students’ application of skills and knowledge.This can include quizzes, essays, papers, and tests.360%Minorcan include but not limited to: quizzes, homework, exit tickets, daily work640%
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Final Exams will be administeredFinal Exams will be administered
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ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTFACS DEPARTMENT
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ClassworkSkills, assignments10/semester60%Daily AssignmentsNotes, daily work, any worksheets, exit tickets, bellwork1040%
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ProjectsScaffolded assignments building to project end, assessment of projects5/semester40%AssessmentsTests, quizzes, projects, certifications, labs560%
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COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENTWORKPLACE READINESS DEPARTMENT
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OtherAny assignment not considered formal or informal assesments4/semester60%ClassworkAssignments, daily work, homework950%
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AssesmentsFormal and Informal Assessments4/semester40%Work HoursWeekly report of hours worked450%
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HEALTH SCIENCE DEPARTMENTMEDIA FILM/TV DEPARTMENT
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Daily AssignmentsNotes, daily work, any worksheets, exit tickets, bellwork560%Daily AssignmentsNotes, daily work, any worksheets, exit tickets, bellwork560%
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AssessmentsTests, quizzes, projects, certifications240%AssessmentsTests, quizzes, projects, certifications240%
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JOURNALISM/YEARBOOK/PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENTAGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT
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AssessmentsDeadlined assignments, summative work360%ClassworkDaily Assignments, Projects, Labs, Skill Development150%
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AssignmentsNon-deadlined assignments, formative work340%AssessmentsQuizzes, Tests, Summative Projects, Summative Skills/Lab150%
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BUSINESS & MARKETING DEPARTMENTPE/HEALTH DEPARTMENT
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AssignmentsThis category includes but is not limited to Enrichment Activities, SAM Training, GMetrix Training, Two-Column Notes, Socrative Readings, and Job Assignments.Minimum of 1 Graded Assignment each week per grading period60%Daily Assignmentdaily work, games, and/ or workoutsMinimum of 1 Graded Assignment each week per grading period60%
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TestsThis category includes but is not limited to Objective Tests, Production Tests, SAM Exams, Certification Tests, Production Tests, Unit Tests, and Job Evaluations.Minimum of 3 Graded Tests or Evaluations per grading period40%AssessmentQuizzes, Tests, Summative SkillsMinimum of 3 Graded Tests or Evaluations per grading period40%
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ART DEPARTMENTWORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT
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Informal Full credit or no credit: In-class critiques, reflective writing, experiential learning, exit tickets, bell ringers, research, small group work, written work, and/or one on one discussions. 1650%Daily Language PracticeClasswork, homework, engagement in speaking activities, any other assisted activities.1525%
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Formal Skill builders (formative), Major projects (summative)850%QuizzesMastery of target vocabulary and specific grammatical concepts (Formative assessments)625%
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NO Final Exams will be administeredTestsMastery of cumulative vocabulary and grammatical concepts to communicate in target language. These will include reading, writing, listening and speaking components. (Unassisted Summative assessments)325%
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Special ProjectsApplication of vocabulary and grammatical concepts and/or demonstration of cultural understanding. These will typically include a product and/or presentation created with the support of appropriate resources. (Assisted summative assessments)325%
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PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENTPERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT
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(Band, Choir, Orchestra, Guard)(Oral Communications, Theatre, AP Music Theory, Music Appreciation)
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PerformancesEnsemble Performances that serve as culminating events, or benchmark ensemble growth and individual contribution in specific milestones each semester.240%AssessmentsSummative Assessments Included but not limited to: Major Speeches, Performances, Outlines, Works Cited, and Tests355%
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Special ProjectsIndividual or Small Group projects or events that focus on individual summative growth or in depth understanding of frameworks.120%ClassworkFormative Assessments Included but not limited to: Group Activities, Individual Assignments, Quizzes, Memorization, and Impromptu Performances530%
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AssessmentsFormative Assessments over technical exercises, music literacy, and concert literature.425%Daily AssignmentsIncluded but not limited to: Warm ups, Bell Ringers, Rehearsals and Exit Tickets1015%
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Class and Rehearsal Preparedness and Performance assessed on a daily, weekly, or bi-monthly basis.715%NO Final Exams will be administered
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