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    Ninth graders at Nathan Hale use log books to record their daily assignments, to keep track of their class readings, for in-class work and for homework responses. Homework assignments are checked (signed or stamped) daily. Log books are collected and graded approximately every two to three weeks. This information will help you in understanding our grading system.

    An "A" response log (90-100%) exhibits these traits:

    • Always contains a clear index
    • Always has all entries completed
    • Always has sincere and genuine response for all assignments/responses
    • Always has thorough summaries
    • Always has vocabulary completed
    • Always has compelling quotations when appropriate
    • Always contains insightful questions
    • Always contains every assignment/notes in completed form
    • Always contains all tests, quizzes, projects, etc.
    • Always has entries completed on time

    "B" response (80-89%) exhibits these traits:

    • Usually contains a clear index
    • Almost all entries completed thoroughly - only minor things missing
    • Usually has sincere and genuine responses
    • Usually has thorough summaries
    • Usually has vocabulary completed and legitimate (very minor things missing)
    • Usually has compelling quotations when appropriate
    • Usually contains insightful questions
    • Usually contains every assignment in completed form (only very minor things missing)
    • Usually contains all tests, quizzes, projects, etc.
    • Usually has entries completed on time

    "C" response log (70-79%) exhibits these traits:

    • Sometimes contains a clear index, but usually has problems
    • Missing some entries, but nothing minor
    • Sometimes has sincere and genuine responses
    • Sometimes has thorough summaries
    • Sometimes has vocabulary completed and legitimate, but things missing
    • Sometimes has compelling quotations when appropriate
    • Sometimes has insightful questions
    • Sometimes is missing minor assignment, or parts of assignments, and responses
    • Sometimes missing tests, quizzes, projects, etc.

    "D" response log (60-69%) exhibits these traits:

    • Rarely contains a clear index and often has major problems
    • Missing entries
    • Rarely has sincere and genuine responses
    • Rarely has thorough summaries, usually shallow or hurried
    • Rarely has vocabulary completed and legitimate and major things are missing
    • Rarely has compelling quotations
    • Rarely has insightful questions
    • Whole assignments or responses are missing
    • Often missing tests, quizzes, projects, etc.

    An "N" response log (below 60%) exhibits these traits:

    • Never has clear index, or lacks an index entirely
    • Missing major entries
    • Never has sincere or genuine responses, or lacks responses altogether
    • Never has well thought out summaries, or lacks summaries altogether
    • Never has completed vocabulary, or is missing on significant entries
    • Never has compelling quotations, or missing quotations altogether
    • Never has insightful questions, or missing questions altogether
    • Whole assignments or responses are missing
    • Rarely has tests, quizzes, projects, etc.

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