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This model of classwork, participation, and projects applies to core classes, as arts classes are generally double periods for 10-12th grades and will reflect an adjusted number of assigned tasks and assessments. 

► Assignments will be given for students to complete over a period allotted by teachers and will be supported in both live and virtual classrooms. 

► Each assignment will have various instructional components and activities that align to the targeted instructional expectations. 

► Each cycle will have 10 assignments; each marking period will have two cycles (20 assignments per class, per marking period) 

► Assignments for each class will be labeled with the cycle and assignment number. 

► Remote learners (Cohort D) are paired with Cohort A students (DOE/UFT Agreement Permitting) in each class through Zoom or Google Meets for assistance. We will rotate each marking period.  

► When a student arrives to class, they will be asked to open the laptop and begin working on the assigned task. 

► Students will then be formatively assessed on their knowledge of the assignments.  

► Students will work cohesively in classes, through the use of break-out rooms with their peers and support from their teachers.

► Students that need additional assistance will be scheduled for office hours with their teacher at a later date.


Grading Policies are by Department:


Humanities (English, Social Studies, and Spanish)

Classwork/Participation - 60%

Projects - 40%



Classwork/Participation - 60%

Projects/Assessments - 40%



Classwork/Participation 35%

Projects 15%

Test & Quizzes 50%   [With the ability to re-take assessments after tutoring attendance]


Physical Education

Classwork/Participation - 60%

Projects/Assessments - 40%


Art Department 

Class Participation and Professionalism- 20% Composed of students’ class participation i.e completion of daily Do Now assignments, shared discussion, submission of group work, notebooks, and class work. Adhering to due dates of project submissions is a crucial component of your professionalism grade.


Assessments- 20% Students participation in critiques, peer evaluation, responding to artworks. artist statements, oral and digital presentations. Also included are exams, professional technical assessments, quizzes.


Project Process- 20% process is based on checkpoints in the process of completing a final project i.e. thumbnails, roughs, preparatory drawings and research, responsive reading and annotations,


Project Final- 40% Composed of students’ final project submission graded against a rubric that includes all skills acquired through process. Incomplete work will receive no higher than a 55% of the total of the 40%.

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