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  • Alex Dawson

    8th Grade Social Studies & Publishing (Yearbook/Journalism)

    Please contact me at:  adawson@pps.net

    Grades and upcoming assignments are posted on Synergy:



    Social Studies Grading policy:

    Standard A-F scale

    Grades are based on an accumulation of a variety of academic assessments (projects, tests/quizzes, writing assignments, performances, homework and classwork)


    Classwork/Homework = 1 point, Quiz = 5 points, Test/Project, Essay, Performance = 10 points.

    Re-takes/revisions are encouraged to bring the grade up to a "passing" score.   Late homework is reduced by one letter grade.