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This class follows a typical grading scale:
Homework assignments are due when collected in class, NOT at the end of the school day. Homework assignments should be emailed or printed PRIOR to students coming to class; homework assignments done or completed during the class period they are due are late.
Late work is only worth a maximum of 50%. Late assignments can be turned in for credit up to two weeks after they are due.
If a student is absent, he or she is responsible for checking what assignments are due. Students have the same number of class days missed to make up assignments before the assignments are late; so for example, if a student misses three classes in a row, the student has three class days to make up missing assignments before the assignments are graded as late.
Students may turn in revised assignments up to two weeks after they are due. Students cannot retake midterm exams or final exams.
Learning Assessments & Grade Weighting
Instead of calculating grades in weighted categories such as "homework",
"test/quizzes", or "in-classs work", grades will reflect
as much as possible students' skill development in the language based on assignments
that measure their comprehension and production of the language:
The total percentage of assignments in each of the above categories will depend on the number of assignments assigned in each category, which will vary per term.
These assignments, which will include tests, quizzes, homework, in-class work,
and attendance to Deaf community events will constitute 85% of the semester
The final exam is worth 15% of the semester grade.
Unlike Jesuit grades online, which are cumulative leading up the semester grade,
quarter grades for Edison classes as reported online are averaged together for
semester grades. For example, semester 1 grade is based on 42.5% 1st quarter,
42.5% 2nd quarter, and 15% semester final exam.
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