Social Studies Departmental Grading Policy: Each member of the department is expected to have a clear grading policy. The grading policy must be shared with students (in writing) at the beginning of the term.
Formal Assessments (exams, essays, projects) 50% to 75%
Final Examination (when applicable) 10%
Class work (includes participation) 10%-20%
Regents Examination (spring term only) One test mark
Notebook (for 9th grade only) 5%