Standards-Based Grading: Concept & System


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Which of the following is a DIFFERENCE between traditional grading methods and SBG?

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1. In the 1-4 SBG system, a grade of 2.5 would mean that you (as a student) have _____.

2. Which of the following might be a disadvantage of the SBG system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Standards-based grading (SBG) is a grading system that differs from traditional grading. This quiz will ask you to identify the main difference between these two systems and answer questions about SBG's grading, disadvantages, and performance objectives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know the difference between the SBG system and traditional grading
  • Understand what a 2.5 grade means in the 1-4 SBG system
  • Recognize a disadvantage of this grading system
  • Determine why grading every assignment might be less important in an SBG system
  • Identify acceptable performance objectives for an SBG system essay assignment

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice exercising the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related lesson on standards-based grading
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the difference between traditional grading and the SBG system
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about SBG system grading to tell what a 2.5 grade means

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson called Standards-Based Grading: Concept & System to learn more. The lesson helps students:

  • Define standards-based grading
  • Name a source of confusion for students in terms of grading
  • Learn about the benefits of the SBG system