Grading Middle School
You’re standing in the middle of your;kitchen;when;your;child presents;you;with;a;piece;of school paper. It’s an assigned
feel elated. You want to hug the child. You
want to cook the child’s favorite meal.
cumulate a sickening tower of ungraded
to grade? This year can be different.
writing class and improve teacher/stu-
dent interactions. Effective grading will
Why Grade at All?
dents’ transcripts. Second, grading eval-
ing the material found in their writing
curriculum, and grades will show you
learned. For instance, reviewing the last
and give them hope.