Trimester Grade Information

Your child will be assessed in media on a trimester basis.  The grades will be included with your child’s classroom report card. Assessed skills will be addressed in the areas listed, with the specific skills for each trimester outlined at the appropriate time.  Please remember that both Literature and Technology skills are on an ever-expanding continuum, with skills for any given semester building on the skills from the previous semester.  The specific skills to be addressed in a trimester will be outlined here at the appropriate time. 


The grading skill will be as follows:

1 = (B) Beginning level:  Demonstrates beginning understanding; Requires frequent assistance; Willing to try

2 = (D) Developing level:  Understands behavior, concepts or skills; Requires some guidance; Completes tasks

3 = (S) Secure level:  Understands, applies, and extends behavior, concepts, or skills; Is proficient; Demonstrates independent work habits; Self-motivated


 

The Circulation Grade is based solely on the student's return of their checked-out materials.  Each time an item is not returned on the due date, it is noted in the grade book.  Generally, 2 or fewer marks (unreturned materials) will constitute a 3, while 3-4 marks will constitute a 2.  If a student has 5 or more marks for unreturned or late materials, their grade will be a 1.  If a student is not finished with a book, it still needs to be returned on the due date, with an R on a piece of paper placed on the front of the book.  The book will be renewed for the student and held for them so that they can take it again.  


Assessed skills for Trimester 3:


                                        CIRCULATION                                        LITERATURE                                                        TECHNOLOGY

Young 5's

Timely return of library materials, based on 7 circulation periods.

No assessment of Literature for Trimester 1.

Proper use of the mouse and keyboard, including using one hand on the mouse, one finger for a quick click, moving the mouse in the correct direction, and moving the mouse when they have run out of space.

Kindergarten

Timely return of library materials, based on 10 circulation periods.



Identification of Everybody Fiction (Make-Believe/Nonfiction (True information/facts) literature, based on call numbers, for 8 books.

Logging in independently; Opening Chrome and navigating to/Starfall; Opening a specific page within Starfall; Navigating back to the Starfall home page; Quitting Chrome; Logging out.

1st Grade

Timely return of library materials, based on 10 circulation periods.


Identification of Everybody Fiction, Fiction Chapter, and Nonfiction, based on call numbers, for 8 books.


Logging in independently; Opening Chrome and navigating to Media Hand/Out; Downloading a Template, locating it, and opening it; Typing with proper spacing and spelling; Quitting the application and putting the document in the Trash; Quitting out of Chrome; Logging out.

2nd Grade

Timely return of library materials, based on 10 circulation periods.


Identification of Everybody Fiction, Fiction Chapter, and Nonfiction, based on call numbers, for 8 books.

Logging in independently; Opening Chrome and navigating to Media Hand/Out; Downloading a Template, locating it, and opening it; Typing with proper spacing and punctuation; Quitting the application and putting the document in the Trash; Navigating to Google Drive; Signing out of Google Drive; Quitting out of Chrome; Logging out.

3rd Grade

Timely return of library materials, based on 10 circulation periods.



Identification of both parts of a call number and the type of book, based on call numbers, for 8 books...online assessment.

Logging in independently; Opening Chrome and navigating to Media HandOut; Downloading a Template, locating it, and opening it; Typing with proper spacing and punctuation; Quitting the application and putting the document in the trash; Navigating to Google Drive; Creating and Titling a new Doc; Removing the Doc; Signing out of Drive; Quitting out of Chrome; Logging out.

    

 

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