This is the grade breakdown and the grading rubrics for different assignments such as lab reports and projects.

- All work is expected to be turned in by due date. Points may be deducted for late work.
- All work is expected to be original. Zero credit will be given for copied work.
- If you do not have your name on a paper you will not get a grade for it.

Grades are calculated as follows
15% Homework
10% Classwork
15% Participation
10% Exit Tickets & Quizzes
10% Opening Exercises
20% Labs and Inquiry (both written and oral presentations)
20 % Assessments (tests, projects)

Participation Rubric:

Criteria







Points
4
3
2
1



Attendance / Promptness
Student is always prompt and regularly attends classes.
Student is late to class once every two weeks and regularly attends classes.
Student is late to class more than once every two weeks and regularly attends classes.
Student is late to class more than once a week and/or has poor attendance of classes.

Level Of Engagement In Class
Student proactively contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions more than once per class.
Student proactively contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions once per class.
Student rarely contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions.
Student never contributes to class by offering ideas and asking questions.

Listening Skills
Student listens when others talk, both in groups and in class. Student incorporates or builds off of the ideas of others.
Student listens when others talk, both in groups and in class.
Student does not listen when others talk, both in groups and in class.
Student does not listen when others talk, both in groups and in class. Student often interrupts when others speak.

Behavior
Student almost never displays disruptive behavior during class.
Student rarely displays disruptive behavior during class.
Student occasionally displays disruptive behavior during class.
Student almost always displays disruptive behavior during class.

Preparation
Student is almost always prepared for class with assignments and required class materials.
Student is usually prepared for class with assignments and required class materials.
Student is rarely prepared for class with assignments and required class materials.
Student is almost never prepared for class with assignments and required class materials.





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