4. Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as writers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful at different stages in the writing process. MEDIA STUDIESOVERALL EXPECTATIONS By the end of this course, students will: 1. Understanding Media Texts: demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media texts; 2. Understanding Media Forms, Conventions, and Techniques: identify some media forms and explain how the conventions and techniques associated with them are used to create meaning; 3. Creating Media Texts: create a variety of media texts for different purposes and audiences, using appropriate forms, conventions, and techniques; 4. Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as media interpreters and creators, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in understanding and creating media texts. SUMMARY OF ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND COMMUNICATION POLICY – 2018 The Assessment, Evaluation and Communication Policy at Bayview Secondary School is consistent with Ministry of Education and York Region District School Board policies and documents. Principles of Assessment ENG4U COURSE OUTLINE 2017
Teachers will use a variety of assessment tools throughout the semester to determine a student’s grade. These may include assessments for, as, and of learning. It is critical that students complete all of these assessments in order to receive feedback and support that improves and enhances achievement. Student’s Responsibilities: Attend all classes to provide evidence of achievement of the course expectations within established timelines; Present written documentation which indicates that parents/guardians are aware of the missed in-class assessment; Indicate any difficulty with assignments in advance of due date; Inform teachers of any expected authorized absences in advance of due dates (e.g. medical appointments, field trips, athletic events); Produce and submit your own work; Complete work assigned and evaluated during any absences. Parents’/Guardians’ Responsibilities: Be informed about course requirements, assessment/evaluation due dates and school calendar; Communicate with teacher (note, e-mail, phone call) to indicate that parent/guardian is aware that student has been absent on a day of an evaluation; Ask students questions about progress throughout the semester; Ask teachers/administrators for assistance with accessing information or discussing concerns; Know the dates that report cards are sent home and the dates of examinations. Timely Completion and Submission of Assignments for Evaluation Consequences if a Student DOES NOT SUBMIT an Assignment in a Timely Manner: Students will take responsibility for informing teacher if assignment cannot be submitted on agreed upon date well in advance of the due date; If a student has not submitted an assignment on the agreed upon due date, the teacher will determine the appropriate next steps. These may
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