Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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Creative minds for
challenging times.

2508 NE Everett Street | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5356 | Fax: (503) 916-2721

Grading in Room 300

Skill Grade

Da Vinci has moved to a letter grade system. Assignments, projects, and class participation will be given a point value. Total points accumulated divided by total points possible will result in a percentage grade, which translates to a letter grade.

100% - 97%...A+          96% - 93%...A              92% - 90%...A-

89% - 87%...B+            86% - 83%...B              82% - 80%...B-

79% - 77%...C+             76% - 73%...C              72% - 70%...C-

69% - 67%...D+           66% - 63%...D               62%...60%...D-

59% and below…F

 

Here are some common assignments and their point values:

Reading

Vocabulary lists = 50 points
Vocabulary quizzes = 20 - 30 points
WWW lists = 100 points
WWW quizzes = 35 - 120 points
Literature Circles / Book Analysis = 200 points


Writing

Major Writing Assignments = 120 points (20 points per trait)
Current events = 30 points
Warm-ups = 10 points


Social Studies

Social Studies projects = 100 points
Social Studies tests = 50 - 60 points
Maps = 30 points
Class discussion participation = 10 points


Other

Weekly organization grade (planner and binder checks) = 10 points/week


Read more details on the Late Work Policy here.