Grading Guidelines

PreK-2

Enlightium Academy’s grading guidelines for grades PreK-2 ensures that students are given sufficient opportunities to show evidence of their skills or mastery of a subject that a student has learned. The guidelines provide standard grading practices for primary school students.


Note. Grading should be both formative and summative in nature and should reflect adherence to rigorous learning, communication, motivation, instructional decision-making, and documentation of learning.

THE EVALUATION CODES FOR ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

A = Outstanding level of performance:

Indicates that the student has done excellent work and has mastered the course objectives, consistently does excellent work with skill and thoroughness, and consistently has applied knowledge gained to new situations.

Evaluation Guide: My student excels in knowledge of the lesson plan expectations and follows the worksheet directions worksheet. (90-100%)


B = High level of performance:

Indicates that the student has done above average work, mastered almost all of the course objectives, and has applied knowledge gained to new situations.

Evaluation Guide: My student demonstrates basic knowledge of the lesson plan expectations and follows the worksheet directions. (80-89%)


C = Satisfactory level of performance:

Indicates that the student has done average work and has mastered many of the objectives of the course.

Evaluation Guide: My student demonstrates sufficient knowledge of the lesson plan expectations and follows the worksheet directions. (70-79%)


D = Needs improvement in performance:

Indicates that the student has done below average work and has mastered a few of the objectives of the course.

Evaluation Guide: My student demonstrates some knowledge of the lesson plan expectations and follows most of the worksheet directions. (60-69%)


F = Unsatisfactory level of performance:

Indicates that the student's work fell below a level of acceptance for the course and was unsatisfactory.

Evaluation Guide: My student needs extra guidance with completion of the lesson plan expectations and with the completion of the worksheet. (0-59%)

Grading Scale

Grading Scale

100% - 97% A+

96% - 93% A

92% - 90% A-

89% - 87% B+

86% - 83% B

82% - 80% B-

79% - 77% C+

76% - 73% C

72% - 70% C-

69% - 67% D+

66% - 63% D

62% - 60% D-

59% - 0% F

PreK-3

Bible
  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure they are within the assigned lesson).
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description of the student's progress.

Language Arts

  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure they are within the assigned lesson).
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description of the student's progress.

Math

  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure they are within the assigned lesson).
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description of the student's progress.

Music

  • List the song title that the student has memorized. There should be a total of 10 for the full year. The student should memorize songs from the curriculum cd and not any other songs.

Reading

  • Please provide a percent grade and write a short description of the student's progress with verbal skills and comprehension skills.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Writing

  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure they are within the assigned lesson).
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description of the student's progress.

PreK-4

Reading
  • Please provide a percent grade and write a short description about the student's progress with verbal skills and comprehension skills.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Language Arts/ Phonics

  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure the lessons are within the assigned quarter).
  • Provide a percent grade for the quarter and write a short description of student's progress.

Writing

  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure the lessons are within the assigned quarter).
  • Provide a percent grade for the quarter and write a short description of student's progress.

Math

  • Upload four samples of student work (make sure the lessons are within the assigned quarter).
  • Provide a percent grade for the quarter and write a short description of student's progress.

Bible Memory Verse

  • Write out the Bible verse memorized in the writer's box.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Science

  • Upload one sample of student's work.
  • Provide a percent grade for the quarter and write a short description of student's progress.

Social Studies

  • Upload one sample of student's work.
  • Provide a percent grade for the quarter and write a short description of student's progress.

Music

  • List the song title that the student has memorized. There should be a total of 10 for the full year. The student should memorize songs from the curriculum cd and not any other songs.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Arts & Crafts

  • Upload one sample of the student's work per quarter.
  • Provide a percent grade for the submitted art sample.
PE
  • Follow lesson plans from p. 162 to p. 168 in the Physical Education Book.
  • Provide a percent grade for students demonstration of skill.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Kindergarten

Bible
  • Please provide a percent grade and a short paragraph about student's progress based on the comprehension questions from the Bible book.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Health

  • Grade and upload only lessons for this course.
  • Unit 1 Lesson 7: grading coloring & comprehension of the lesson

Math

  • Grade and upload only lessons for this course.
  • Lesson 10: Problem 1= 6 points, Problem 2= 20 points (3 traced numbers plus write 2 numbers alone for each number), Problem 3= 2 points, Problem 4= 4 points. Total Points Possible= 32 points

Music

  • List the song title that the student has memorized.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

PE

  • Follow lesson plans from p. 170 to p. 177 in the Physical Education Book.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Phonics & Reading

  • Grade and upload only lessons for this course.
  • Lesson 10: Problem 1= 3 points, Problem 2= 3 points, Problem 3= 3 points, Problem 4= 3 points, Problem 5= 3 points, Problem 6= 1 point (knows all letters or not), Problem 7= 8 points (tracing 4 points, write 2 letters each free hand the other 4 points), Problem 8= 20 points, Problem 9= 6 points, Problem 10= 4 points, Problem 11=4 points, Problem 12= 4 points, Problem 13= 8 points (one point for each word), Problem 14= 3 points, Problem 15= 8 points, Problem 16= 1 point. Total Possible Points= 82 points

1st Grade

Phonics
  • Grade and upload only tests for this course.
  • Test 1: Problem 1= 6 questions, Problem 2= 6 questions, Problem 3= 6 questions, Problem 4= 10 questions, Problem 5= 11 questions, Problem 6= 8 questions. Total Possible Points = 47 points

Reading

  • Grading Reading Guidelines
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course in Ignitia.
  • Provide a percent grade for Comprehension. Questions are located at the end of the story in the Student Reader (usually 4-6 questions).
  • Provide a percent grade for Fluency. Select a medium-sized paragraph (8-10 sentences) from the lessons and have your student read it. Grade based on accuracy and expression. Divide the number of correctly read words by the total number of words in the paragraph to calculate the percent grade.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

Penmanship

  • Grade and upload assigned lessons for this course.
  • Provide a percent grade based on format, slant, size, spacing, letters, touching the line, and overall appearance.

Spelling

  • Grade and upload only tests for this course.
  • Test 5: 12 total words = 12 total points possible

Vocabulary

  • Grade and upload only assigned lessons for this course.
  • Lesson 8: Problem 1= 6 questions, Problem 2= 14 words. Total Possible Points = 20 points

Math

  • Grade and upload only tests for this course.
  • Each test has a breakdown of how many points each question is worth.

Health

  • Grade and upload only assigned lessons for this course.
  • Unit 2, Lesson 2: Assign one point to each correctly matched picture= 4 points possible.

History & Geography

  • Grade and upload only lifepac tests for this course.
  • Lifepac Test 101: Page 1= 5 points, Page 2= 4 points. Total Possible Points= 9 points.
  • Each answer = 1 point

Bible

  • Grade and upload only lifepac tests for this course.
  • Lifepac Test 101: Page 1= 5 points, Page 2= 3 points, Page 3= 3 points. Total Possible Points = 11 points
  • Each answer = 1 point

Art

  • I Can Draw Animals book
  • Upload a sample of student's work.
  • Provide a percent grade for Concept Development: basic shapes, coloring, directed drawing, tracing.
  • Provide a percent grade for Technique Development: basic concept of color, line, shape, texture through - drawing, directional coloring, and creative design.

PE

  • Follow lesson plans from p. 289 to p. 295 in the Physical Education Book.
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description for Content Awareness- interest in the maintenance of physical fitness throughout life.
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description for Demonstration of Skill- demonstration of skill, creativity, application of rules, safety practice, and strategies in a variety of physical education activities.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.

2nd Grade

Phonics
  • Grade and upload only tests for this course.
  • Test 1: Problem 1= 5 points, Problem 2= 2 points, Problem 3= 2 points, Problem 4= 8 points, Problem 5= 8 points, Problem 6= 7 points. Total Possible Points = 32 points

Reading

  • Grading Reading Guidelines
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course in Ignitia.
  • Provide a percent grade for Comprehension. Questions are located at the end of the lesson in the Teacher Guide (usually 4-6 questions).
  • Provide a percent grade for Fluency. Select a medium-sized paragraph (8-10 sentences) from the lessons and have your student read it. Grade based on accuracy and expression. Divide the number of correctly read words by the total number of words in the paragraph to calculate the percent grade.

Penmanship

  • Grade and upload assigned lessons for this course.
  • Provide a percent grade based on format, slant, size, spacing, letters, touching the line, and overall appearance.

Spelling

  • Spelling and Vocabulary book
  • Grade and upload only tests for this course.
  • Test 5: 12 total words = 12 total points possible

Vocabulary

  • Spelling and Vocabulary book
  • Grade and upload only assigned lessons for this course.
  • Lesson 8: Problem 1= 4 questions, Problem 2= 6 questions, Problem 3= 4 points (one point for each season named and thanked) Total Possible Points = 14 points

Math

  • Grade and upload only tests for this course.
  • Each test has a breakdown of how many points each question is worth.

Health

  • Grade and upload only assigned lessons for this course.
  • Unit 1, Lesson 5: Assign one point to each child that says "no" in a good way= 4 points possible.

History & Geography

  • Grade and upload only lifepac tests for this course.
  • Lifepac Test 101: Total Possible Points= 26 points
  • Each answer= 1 point

Bible

  • Grade and upload only lifepac tests for this course.
  • Lifepac Test 101:Total Possible Points = 16 points
  • Each answer = 1 point (one point for Bible verse)

Art

  • I Can Draw People book
  • Upload a sample of student's work.
  • Provide a percent grade for Concept Development: basic shapes, coloring, directed drawing, tracing.
  • Provide a percent grade for Technique Development: basic concept of color, line, shape, texture through - drawing, directional coloring, and creative design.

PE

  • Follow lesson plans from p. 397 to p. 402 in the Physical Education Book.
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description for Content Awareness- interest in the maintenance of physical fitness throughout life.
  • Provide a percent grade and a brief description for Demonstration of Skill- demonstration of skill, creativity, application of rules, safety practice, and strategies in a variety of physical education activities.
  • Nothing will be uploaded for this course.
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