Grading Rubric for Participation Grades

Participation grades will account for a large percentage of your overall semester grades.  We do a lot of work in class that is graded in this manner; not taking participation assignments seriously or failing to complete them will drastically affect your grade in this class.

+  Plus
(A)

 

Goes above and beyond assignment requirements.  Makes meaningful, creative inferences. Demonstrates creativity / produces polished final document.  Demonstrates high level of self-reflection.  Fully developed connections to work being studied / larger social issues.

 

Check-mark
(B/C)

 

Fulfills assignment requirements.  Comprehends the surface level of the prompt.   Minimal attempt made at polishing final product.  Minimal level of self-reflection.  Few connections to work being studied / larger social issues.

 

- Minus
(D)

 

Does not fulfill all assignment requirements.  Sloppy, improperly formatted, lazy final product.  No self-reflection or connection to work being studied / larger social issues.

 

Zero

(0)

 

Fails to turn in assignment.  Does not follow assignment.  Does not take assignment seriously.