# Absolute vs. Relative Grading in the Classroom

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### 2. In absolute grading, if a student receives a score of 83 out of 100, what letter grade is the student likely to get?

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Quickly determine how much you understand about absolute and relative grading with this quiz/worksheet assessment tool. For this quiz, you must be able to understand aspects of each system and when it's best to use either one.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You must be able to demonstrate the following when you use this assessment:

• Identify specific aspects of both grading systems
• Select which letter grade a student would be given if they earn an 83 out of 100 using absolute grading
• Understand when using relative grading is a good choice
• State which letter grade would equal 88 out of 100 in the relative grading system

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what is involved in both of these grading systems
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when it's best to use relative grading
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what letter grades are assigned for specific scores in each of these systems