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Study Guide Answers

1.     In an attempt to improve achievement, some schools have redefined failure as being any grade below _______%.
     70
2.     Now that we have compulsory school attendance laws, ________________________ is encouraged because it is considered to be detrimental to a student's self-esteem to take classes with other students who are younger than he or she.
     promotion
3.     What are the four reasons why the accurate grading of student achievement is necessary?
     planning for the future, determining academic ability, securing college admission, determining job qualifications
4.     When "________" is defined as "average," a more satisfactory method of assigning grades is created.
     C
5.     In order to picture the range of scores, you must put them in order, from ______________ to ______________.
     lowest, highest
6.     The midpoint of the distribution of grades on a chart is known as the _____________, and is identified with a "V" on the base line of the illustration.
     median
7.     Dividing the scores into _________________ , each representing one-fourth of the scores in the distribution, is helpful when assigning letter grades.
     quartiles
8.     If a significant number of scores fall in the middle of a distribution, this group should be assigned the grade of "C," when "C" is defined as "________________."
     average
9.     When can charting scores guide the teacher in determining the degree of difficulty?
     when creating future tests
10.     To report a percentage grade, assign the lowest score in each letter grade group the _______________ percentage specified by the school for this particular grade, and adjust the other scores accordingly.
     lowest
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