Each assignment will fall under a major Category. It is important to note that this means that not all assignments will carry the same impact on a student’s overall grade. When using Power School at home to view grades, the overall grade that you see will not be a simple average of all the grades listed.
Tests are team-generated and are assigned weeks ahead of time. Often tests will cover one long chapter or a combination of shorter chapters. There are multiple choice / gridded response and free response questions on every test. The Multiple Choice / Gridded Response Portion of the Test will count for 50% of the test grade. Usually there are 20-30 questions per test. Partial credit is not given. The Free Response Portion of a Test will count for 50% of the test grade. Usually there are 5-8 free response questions per test and partial credit is given on the free response questions. The four points are distributed as follows: • 1 point ~ Givens & Unknown • 1 point ~ Correct Equation & Mathematical Calculation • 1 point ~ Correct Answer • 1 point ~ Correct Unit Tests, Projects & Lab Reports ~ (60%)
o 60% ~ Tests, Projects, & Lab Reports o 20% ~ Quizzes o 20% ~ Homework & Classwork Grading Policy
All chemistry tests will be given on Mondays &/or Wednesdays. Test Days
The midterm / final will count as 20% of the semester grade. Midterm / Final