Grading in Business Law
||Tests and other major
Tests and other major grades:
Although we may have to adjust as time
constraints limit us, I expect three or more tests each six weeks. These
tests will be a mixture of multiple choice, matching, true/false, and
short answer questions.
A relatively short project, such as a
mock trial, may be included. When that happens, it will be weighted as
the equivalent of 1/2 of a test grade.
All daily assignments will be included
in the interactive notebook. So this is the daily grade component of the
The idea of an interactive notebook is
that students respond to instructional input, which goes on the right
side of the notebook, with their activities, which go on the left side
of the notebook. The material on the right side, therefore, should be
authoritative for studying purposes.
The ability to carry on meaningful
class discussions is critical in this class, and it's one of the things
that I value most highly. Therefore it is an important part of the
As a teacher, it is my function to
evaluate student learning and participation. This evaluation is
undoubtedly subjective, so I endeavor to error on the side of
I also recognize that some students are
not comfortable speaking regularly before a large group. So a great deal
of my evaluation of participation involves evaluating student
performance in small group situations. Students in my class are grouped
daily (about four per group). Most of the work of our class occurs is
such small groups.
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