Grading Approach

 

Students in 3rd grade recieve standard letter grades in reading, writing, math, science and social studies.

Those grades are based on student performance in each subject, and weighted by the following percentiles:

  • Reading: Reading Response (Rubric) 25%, Reading Level 40%, Habits of Reading 10%, and End of Unit Assessments 25%

  • Science: Tests 25%, Notebooks 25%, Lab Sheets 25%, Inquiry Process 25%

  • Writing: Final Drafts 40%, Process 30%, Spelling Quizzes 20%, Daily Edit 10%

  • Social Studies: Notebooks 30%, Inquiry Process 30%, Summative Assessment 40%

  • Math: Tests 30%, Open Response 20%, Lessons 20%, Boxes 20%, Games 10%