Assignments and grading

Assignments and grading

Grades will be based on the following exams and assignments:

Exam or assignment Points possible
Writing Center visit 15
Weekly focused freewriting 60
Online portfolio 80
Group presentation 100
“This I Believe” essay 80
Op-ed essay 80
Article review 125
Sourced essay draft 80
Sourced essay 150
Annotated bibliography 80
Two in-class essays (75 ea.) 150

That makes for a total of 1000 points for the semester. Final grades will be calculated as follows:

A = 930 – 1000 A- = 900 – 929 B+ = 880 – 899 B = 830 – 879 B- = 800 – 829 C+ = 780 – 799 C = 730 – 779 C- = 700 – 729 D = 600 – 699 F = < 600