Grading Policy* Grades are given based on points earned, rather than out of 100%.Classwork assignments are worth 10-40 points, depending on the assignment. Types of classwork assignments include journal entries, comprehension questions, short-answer responses, and vocabulary activities.Quizzes are worth 50 points. There will be quizzes on vocabulary and reading comprehension.Writing assignments will vary depending upon the length. Some writing assignments are single paragraphs; other will be two to five paragraphs. The longer the essay, the more points it is worth.Tests and projects are worth 100 points. There are tests based on passages read in class and on vocabulary units. There are projects based on vocabulary and novels.