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Calculating Your Grade

Most grades are basically fractions:

Number of Points That You Have Earned
Total Possible Points

To calculate your grade for your portfolio, all you need to do is plug in the numbers:

Number of Points That You Have Earned
60

Now you're just a few steps away from calculating your grade:

Step 1:

Convert this fraction into a percentage. In other words, divide the top number by the bottom number, and then multiply by 100. (Don't forget: To multiply by 100, simply slide the decimal point two places to the right.)

For example:

Step 2:

Convert your percentage into a letter grade, using the following table:

Greater than 90%

A

80–89%

B

70–79%

C

60–69%

D

Less than 60%

F

Lesson Steps

Calculate your own grade for your writing portfolio.

Self Check

Were you able to find your own grade?

Answer the questions.

Quiz