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Classroom Information and Grades

Classroom Rules

M ake an effort

U se instruments carefully 

S how respect

nstructions: listen and follow

ome into and leave the room quietly


Grading Policy

The categories used for grading in elementary music are:

1. Participation (70%)

2. Skills Development (30%)


The criteria used to determine participation are as follows:

1. Student is present in class

2. Student is on task and trying their best

3. Student behaves in a positive and productive manner

4. Student participates in evening vocal music program once per year. (Worth 25% of quarterly participation grade.)


The criteria used to determine skills development involve written work (such as a quarterly written assessment over skills being taught in class) and informal performance assessments.