Explanation of midterm quiz scores

On each quiz:

A check •means you answered correctly and this is equal to an A = 4

1/2 means I wasn't sure how much or if you read; this equals a C = 2

A slash ------ means you did not answer correctly; it equals an F = 0

5 quizzes given so far: On Rachels’ Ch 2 on cultural relativism, Taylor’s “God,” Dostoevsky’s “Suffering of Little Children,” Rachels’ Ch 4 on religion and morality, and Rachels’ Ch 5 on egoism)

(There were also 7 free quiz opportunities to make up for missed quizzes)

Add up all the #s of your quizzes (using above key), including free quiz opportunities, and divide by 5 (for the 5 quizzes given). This will be the quiz grade number on top of your quizzes.

Use the chart below to translate the # into a grade. Quizzes count for 10% of your grade.

I use the College’s grading scale

A = 4.0

3.85 or above is an A

A- = 3.7

3.5 or above is an A-

B+ = 3.3

3.15 or above is a B+

B= 3.0

2.85 or above is a B

B- = 2.7

2.5 or above is a B-

C+ = 2.3

2.15 or above is a C+

C = 2.0

1.85 or above is a C

C- = 1.7

1.5 or above is a C-

D+ = 1.3

1.15 or above is a D+

D = 1.0

.85 or above is a D

D- = 0.7

.5 or above is a D-

F = 0.0