The total number of points available this class, including extra credit is 109 points. Here is the breakdown:
91 –109 A; 83 – 90 B; 73 – 82 C; 64 – 72 D; 0 – 63 – F.
Here is the breakdown for class assignments, exams and extra-credit and the point value of each:
Class participation and daily assignments 15%
3 quizzes: 5% each for 15% total
Darker Shades of Red feature 5%
Fake News speaker article 5%
5 Guest recaps 5% each for 25% total
5 segments SMC Today 5% each for 25%
Final Exam 10%
Extra Credit – Any articles/photos you’ve written that appear in the school newspaper The Collegian will be awarded extra credit.
Important note: Deadlines are critical in journalism. Late work (without approved excuse) loses 2 points per day. There will be no make-up quizzes or final exam without approved written excuse.
Grading for Audrey Cooper article:
2 points for a lead with The Who, what, where and when, along with an important point.
2 points for quotes, facts and important details, avoiding spelling and grammar errors, redundancies, first person voice and cheerleading.
1 point for multimedia, Including embedded links and photo with caption and photo credit.