In my "Letter to Students" I state: "I DO NOT DROP ANY GRADE in this class. The QUESTION BOOK & PROJECTS are 30% of the quarter grade. The TESTS are 40%. The HOMEWORKS, DAILY (OR SEMIDAILY QUIZZES) are 30%.
Enter info and press AVERAGE to compute the quarter average so far.Handbook Says
Page 11 of the "Facutly Handbook" states:
First quarter is 40% of the semester grade. Second quarter is 40% of the semester grade. Midterm Exam 20% of the semester grade.
Enter info and press AVERAGE to compute the semester average so far.
One might experiment with different Midterm Exam grades to see what the Semester Grade becomes.Final Grades for the Entire Course
In summary, final grades will be computed using the following formula:
Grade = .16(q1) + .16(q2) +.08(mt) + .20(q3) + .20(q4) + .20(fe)
This page permits a student to determine "WHAT YOU NEED" in order to end the semester with a desired grade. EACH STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE THE FINAL EXAM, even if a negative "needed" points is determined below.
If grades are curved by teacher choice, this is the format of the grading.