Grading Category Weights Tests/Quizzes: 30% Final Draft Writing Assignments: 40% Vocab: 10% Classwork/Homework: 20% All assignments use the following scale: ScoreDescriptors 100 ExemplaryI am an expert in this skill and my work could be used as an example for others. 90 StrongI have shown that I can perform this skill above grade-level average. 85 ProficientI have shown that I have mastered this skill by demonstrating a consistent understanding and ability. 75 Developing I have some understanding of this concept, but I’m not yet demonstrating mastery and consistency. 65 EmergingI am still struggling to understand this concept and I need some additional support and examples. 60 Beginning I am not sure what I am supposed to understand or do and I need help from my teacher. 49 IncompleteI chose not to complete the assignment.