Grading and Standards
​Grading Standards for 5th Grade


Our goal is to ensure that all students meet or exceed the standards.

Students are evaluated on their understanding and application of grade level concepts, skills, and strategies in the Pennsylvania content standards.
 
4 = Performs consistently beyond grade level standards.  Demonstrates superior understanding of concepts, skills, and strategies.  Applies learning to other subject areas and life situations.  Independently explores ideas and topics.  
   
3 = Solid understanding of grade level standards.  Com​pletes tasks independently.  Applies learning to other subject areas.
   
2 = Some understanding of grade level standards.  Demonstrates some understanding of concepts, skills, and strategies.  Requires extra time,
instruction, assistance, and/or practice.
   
1 = Minimal understanding of grade level standards.  Demonstrates minimal understanding of key concepts, skills, and strategies.  Requires an extended amount of time, instruction, assistance, and/or practice.


 Learning Behaviors

Additionally, students will be evaluated on the following learning behaviors: respects others and property, works collaboratively with
others, preparedness, and completion of assignments as follows:
 
AL = Always (4)
US = Usually (3)
SO = Sometimes (2)
RA = Rarely (1)