Imagine that your teacher has graded your assignment. It is your first ACCESS grade. And you got a 49. Is that bad? Or is that good?

In this lesson, we will go over how ACCESS grades are calculated. You’ll learn the ACCESS grade policy and look at where to go to check your overall grades. You will also find out how to share your grades with your facilitator, counselor, and parents. Finally, you’ll find out the ACCESS definition of student success.

Lesson Objectives

Following successful completion of this lesson, students will be able to...

  • Describe grade item properties and calculations as well as grade policies
  • Explain grading criteria given a rubric or checklist

Essential Questions

  • What do I need to do to be successful in my course?

Enduring Understandings

  • I know what the expectations are for successfully completing my course and where to find my grades.

The above objectives correspond with Quality Matters standards: 3.5