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Lesson Plans

RE: grades in elementary

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Julie Brady (jbrady)
Thu, 18 Nov 1999 08:39:20 -0500 (EST)

>We have the same system but this includes K-8th. I find it
>ridiculous for a kindergartner who can't hold a pencil properly to
>be evaluated on his skill though. At least your school realizes that
>a child need to develop and grow and get a handle on fine motor
>coordination first.

I agree! When I reread my own post I realized that I made it sound like I
don't grade on art skills. I do, I usually make comments, eg: Difficulty
crossing the midline, Problems with using scissors correctly, Difficulty
identifying colors, etc. I use the "S" or "N" part mostly for behavior and


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