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Discussion in 'Middle School / Junior High' started by DanteLover, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. DanteLover

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    Feb 26, 2015

    I'm curious about something...

    So, our second trimester ends tomorrow. I work at a middle school, 7th grade. Is it wrong to have a two week grace period prior to the end of the trimester for students to turn in missing work? Meaning, the last assignment in my gradebook is for 2/11.

    I collect work in weekly packets that are due on Friday. The last two weeks of assignments I did not enter into the gradebook, but they will go on third trimester.

    Is this wrong to do? The reason I do it is so students who are either absent or do not finish the work on time, have the opportunity to turn it in late. I'm sure this is enabling them to a certain degree, but admin pushes us to accept late work. I'm also on probation, so I do it.

    I'm just wondering what your practices, thoughts, etc are. Is there even a set cut off date? Or is it up to the teacher?
     
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  3. msleep

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    Feb 27, 2015

    A grade is supposed to reflect their knowledge of the standards. If you do not accept the work then this will create a grade that is not reflected of knowledge but of whether they turned in the work.
     

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