## Test Retake Policy

The test and quiz improvement policy is included on

**this document**. You have two weeks , unless it's at the end of trimester, to show that you have worked to learn the content. When you come during advisory to do the test or quiz, you must bring the signed paper showing evidence of preparedness to retake the test or quiz.

**Put a Hall Heading on a graph piece.**

- Copy the original problem from the test and solve it correctly.

- Write about the error you made in the original test. (I________instead of _______.)

- Explain, using correct mathematical vocabulary, how to solve the problem. Example: First, I __________ because __________. Next, I ________ because _________.
- Each incorrect problem needs to be corrected.
- Staple this to the back of the original test.
- Due one week after the test was returned.

You can do the corrections in a 3 column format, but if you have large handwriting just label a, b, & c. Here is an example of 3 column corrections.

**Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)**

**Question:**

**Am I required to do test corrections?**

**Answer:**If you have below an 70%, you are required to do corrections. Otherwise, it is optional though strongly encouraged.

*Students who choose not to do test corrections are not allowed to do extra credit if their grades are not satisfactory at the end of the trimester.*

**Question:**

**Can I get help on test corrections?**

Answer: Yes. You can do it with a classmate, tutor, parent or come in during advisory.

**Question: Can I earn higher than a 92% on retakes?**

**Answer:**No, 92% is the highest score. So make sure your homework grade is solid if you are wanting to get an A or A-.

**Q: How can I figure out what my score is as a letter grade?**

**First change your score into a percent (divide, then multiply by 100). Look at the scale below to see what the percentage score is as a letter grade:**

A:

A:

**Grading Scale**

A 100-96

A- 95-90

B+ 89-87

B 86-83

B- 82-80

C+ 79-77

C 76-73

C- 72-70

D+ 69-67

D 66-63

D- 62-60