Students will be assessed through several avenues: 1. Formal Assessment which is most often through a solo, small group or large group performance 2. Informal Assessment which is also most often through a solo, small group or large group performance 3. Composition 4. Small and large group discussions 5. Q & A 6. Group Activities 7. Occasional Homework Activities Middle School Writing Assignments 1. Each writing assignment will come with a specific rubric for students to follow 2. Writing Assignments are given to 6th through 8th grade students once every quarter (4 times a year). 3. Late Assignment Policy: Writing Assignments turned in one school day after due date is considered late. It will be deducted 1 point per late day. After 10 school days it will no longer be accepted.