Grading Policy


Late Work?

All homework is expected to be turned in on the given DUE DATE. 

Late projects and essays drop one letter grade for each day past the given due date. 


If you are absent, you have 2 DAYS for every 1 DAY to complete missing assignments. 

It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to retrieve all missing assignments! Check the 'While You Were Out' tab.  

Extra Help?

If you are struggling with an assignment, need to re-take a test/quiz, or just looking for some extra help, schedule a time with Mrs. Plant to come in before or after school.  :)


All assignments and lessons are aligned with Language Arts Florida Standards (LAFS).

To learn more about the LAFS, click HERE.


Points for an assignment are determined according to the amount of work needed to complete that particular assignment. Grades are determined based on the following:

Class work: 5-10 points per task

Homework: 10-30 points per assignment

Interactive Notebook: 25 points (weekly)

Reading Logs: 25 points

Quizzes: 25-45 points

Essays: 50-100 points

Tests: 50-100  points

Projects: 50-100  points

All student work is graded using a point system. Points for assignments are determined by rubrics. 

90-100% = A

80-89% = B

70-79% = C

60-69% = D

00-59% = F

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