Grading Policy

Martin Van Buren’s Physical Education Guide to your Grade

 

CLASS

REQUIREMENTS

45

64 AND BELOW

65

75 & 70

85 & 80

90-100

   ATTENDANCE

   (number of unexcused absences)

NO SHOW

6 or more absences=excessive absences

3 absences &/or 1 or more lateness or cut

2 absence &/or 1 lateness

Never Cut

1 Absence &/or 1 Late

Never Cut

Never Absent

Never Late

Never Cut

  PARTICIPATION

(Actively engaged in all activities)

 

NO SHOW

Poor participation due to excessive absence and/or poor

work habits.

Poor participation

Due to excessive absence  and or poor work habits

Participation in class every day when prepared for class.

Consistent participation everyday in the marking period

Full participation everyday in the marking period

   PREPARATION

(Wearing MVB shirt, shorts and sneakers only, this means no clothing under the shirt and/or shorts.)

 

NO SHOW

Poor preparation –due to excessive absence or missing VB shirt or VB shorts 4 or more times for class.

Wearing jewelry

Unprepared twice for class. Missing a VB shirt or shorts more than 3 times. Wearing jewelry that dangles.

Any combination of a total of three lateness’/cuts. No excessive absence.

Unprepared twice for class.

Less than 3 times missing a VB shirt or shorts, wearing jewelry. Any combination of a total of three lateness’/cuts . No excessive absence.

Unprepared once for class.

Always in a VB shirt or shorts and sometimes wears dangling jewelry.  Has  only one lateness. No cuts or excessive absences

Never unprepared for class.  Always in a VB uniform. Not wearing jewelry that dangles.

 

   EFFORT

(Skill Levels, test scores)

 

NO EFFORT

NO PARTICIPATION or Does not reach minimum standards for class.

Does not reach minimum standards for class. (Ie. Skill tests, fitness scores).

Reaches minimum standards for class. (ie. Skill tests, fitness scores).

Exceeds minimum standards by 5 or more points.

 (ie. Skill tests, fitness scores).

Achieves scores in the top 10 of the class.

 (ie. Skill tests, fitness scores).

  CONDUCT

   (Behavior)

NO SHOW

Poor behavior, disrupts instruction, doesn’t follow rules (hats, electronic devices, floor spot)

Has to have instructions repeated more than once (hats, floor spots, electronic devices)

Listens to teachers instructions but forgets what is expected of the student.

Consistently follows directions floor spots, etc. (Does what teachers say)

Always follows directions (floor spots, etc. does what teachers say)


 

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