Grading Policy

Essays:  50% of grade

Self-Assessment:  10%
Metatexts for each draft of each essay (see student examples)
Self-reflection (2-3 pages) at mid-term and end of term using language of writing process and essay evaluation developed in class during the term.  Student examples.

Participation in the Life of the Classroom:  20%
To be negotiated in class on the second day.

Post Test Results:  10%

Writing Center Attendance:  10%
1-5 visits = F     6 visits = D     7 visits = C     8 visits = B-     9 visits = B+      10 visits = A
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English Department Attendance Policy
More than 5 absences results in failing the course.