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Matt Townsley
Director of Instruction & Technology
Solon Community Schools

Iowa ASCD Slides 2015

Solon Secondary Grading Guidelines

1.  Entries in the grade book that count towards the final grade will be limited to course or grade level standards.** 

2.  Extra credit will not be given at any time.

3.  Students will be allowed multiple opportunities to demonstrate their understanding of classroom standards in various ways.  Retakes and revisions will be allowed. 

4.  Teachers will determine grade book entries by considering multiple points of data emphasizing the most recent data and provide evidence to support their determination.

5.  Students will be provided multiple opportunities to practice standards independently through homework or other class work.  Practice assignments and activities will be consistent with classroom standards for the purpose of providing feedback.  Practice assignments, including homework, will not be included as part of the final grade.   

**Exceptions will be made for midterm and/or final summative assessments.  These assessments, limited to no more than one per nine-week period may be reported as a whole in the grade book.