Background: Students did a lab on Thursday in which beads were involved. Each lab station had a cup with 200 beads in it, which I counted out each one the night before. During the lab (these are 9th grade bio students) behavior was absolutely atrocious and lets just say a lot of my hard work the night before went down the drain/out the window (LITERALLY). The next day I was on a field trip and I left worksheets for them to complete with the sub. The sub was told to hand out each sheet one at a time. When a student finished one, they received the next one. This was to be done the whole period. Depending on student's individual capabilities they all did about 5-6 worksheets. So... I'm thinking 25 points if they did it, those that were absent on a field trip that day can make it up, and the one student who cut class that day gets a zero. I'm just checking for effort and giving them points. I'll also make corrections but won't deduct anything (it would be complicated since everyone was at a different stage - ie. 5 completely finished worksheets, 6 worksheets with a section or two blank, etc). Does that seem fair enough? Or maybe I'll just toss them out the window to make a point (j/k!!). I need to get a speil ready for Monday to address their ridiculousness on Thursday... I'm a LTS that just took over for the last month of the school year and lets just say they are certainly testing me out.