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    Grading & Assessment

    Grading and assessment for physical education is based on daily participation and assignments/quizzes. Fitness testing will be done in the beginning of the year and then again at the end of the year.  The final fitness test will be graded and be part of the students final exam grade.
    Below is the 10 pt. scale rubric that will be used for our daily participation grade.  Fitness test rubrics will be posted in the gymnasium area for all students to refer to throughout the year.   
     

    10 – Student always participates enthusiastically and energetically, follows directions, uses positive language, cooperates with peers, offers thoughtful feedback to peers, and shows respect for themselves, others, and their environment. The student always comes to class on-time and/or is fully prepared for class.

     

    8 – Student almost always participates enthusiastically and energetically, follows directions, uses positive language, cooperates with peers, offers thoughtful feedback to peers, and shows respect for themselves, others, and their environment. The student almost always comes to class on-time and/or is almost always fully prepared for class.

     

    5– Student sometimes participates enthusiastically and energetically, follows directions, uses positive language, cooperates with peers, offers thoughtful feedback to peers, and shows respect for themselves, others, and their environment. The student sometimes comes to class on-time and/or is sometimes fully prepared for class.

     

    2– Student rarely participates enthusiastically and energetically, follows directions, uses positive language, cooperates with peers, offers thoughtful feedback to peers, and shows respect for themselves, others, and their environment.  The student rarely comes to class on time and/or is rarely fully prepared for class.

     

    0– Student never participates enthusiastically and energetically, follows directions, uses positive language, cooperates with peers, offers thoughtful feedback to peers, and shows respect for themselves, others, and their environment.  The student never comes to class on-time and/or is never fully prepared for class.
     
     

    At the end of the school year there will be a final exam for 8th grade students. This exam will consist of the a multiple choice written test &/or a take home project and a physical fitness test.  This exam will be 1/8th of the students overall physical education grade.