Grading Policy

  • Up to 2 grades per week will be taken

    Each 6th grade student will have a minimum of 9 grades per grading period and will receive a number grade 0 - 100.

    Each 5th grade student will receive a minimum of 4 grades per Fine Arts Rotation and will receive a letter grade.

    • E = 95
    • S = 85
    • N = 75
    • U = 65

     

    Summative grades are 50% of each student’s grade

    • Summative Grades can include:
      • Concerts
      • Quizzes
      • End of unit tests

     

    Formative grades are 50% of each student’s grade

     

    • Daily participation is required and grades could include:
      • Use of solfege hand signs
      • Correct posture
      • Singing
      • Sight reading and other music literacy skills
      • Having materials (choir folder, pencil, highlighter)

     

    • Other formative grades could include:
      • Quizzes
      • Compositions
      • Rhythmic and aural dictation
      • Folder checks