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Do you cheat when your teacher lets you switch papers to grade?

I Hope UTI Hope UT Registered User Posts: 580 Member
edited January 2009 in High School Life
like make a deal with the person. I won't count it wrong if you don't kinda thing.

I admit that I used to...but not anymore
Post edited by I Hope UT on

Replies to: Do you cheat when your teacher lets you switch papers to grade?

  • JoshuaGuitJoshuaGuit Registered User Posts: 544 Member
    Thing is most teachers collect them back after to put the grades in, some actually glance over it
  • dukebound11dukebound11 - Posts: 599 Junior Member
    I wish. Only in bio for a homework thing, I forgot to label something, and I thought it would be stupid to lose points so, I asked the person who was correcting it to let me write down what I needed to.It was all based on effort points btw.
  • JBVirtuosoJBVirtuoso Registered User Posts: 4,579 Senior Member
    I don't usually make deals. I occasionally try to argue, and that sometimes works, but I don't push it, since it's really pointless in the long term. I do tend to go easy on my classmates. If I can tell they were thinking of the right answer, but they did a poor job of putting it into words, I still give them the points, even if part of it is wrong.
  • MillancadMillancad Registered User Posts: 5,941 Senior Member
    I grade it as I assume the teacher would. I do the same if I'm grading my own paper. I guess I'm a bit lenient, but the only times we do this are when we switch papers for answers to questions after watching these short videos in Art History. If someone horribly misspells Teotihuacan, I understand.
  • Wneckid99Wneckid99 Registered User Posts: 925 Member
    of course i do. you shouldnt be graded on hw anyway so
  • guitarman89guitarman89 Registered User Posts: 771 Member
    I'll put it this way: I'm very lenient when I grade other peoples' homework. If they're moderately close to the right answer I usually give them most of the points.

    My teachers always do that "pass it to the person behind you" kind of thing. So making a deal with the other person isn't even possible because the person whose homework I grade in that case does not grade my homework.
  • aisgzdavinciaisgzdavinci Registered User Posts: 1,997 Senior Member
    I should have, since it would have brought my A to an A+
  • nastynate0315nastynate0315 Registered User Posts: 1,277 Senior Member
    no. I'm a betch.
  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Registered User Posts: 33,015 Senior Member
    We did in chem all the time last year. It was primarily because nobody understood what was going on in that class enough to do the work. Our teacher was horrendous and would give us AP problems in a regular chem class. So the only way we could keep a decent grade was to cheat. Ugh
  • CrzyGmer789X2CrzyGmer789X2 Registered User Posts: 644 Member
    In APUSH, we always switch packets with people. I personally don't make deals, but I know other people do. Our teacher collects our packets (which are out of 10 points) if you get more than 4 wrong (which lowers you to a 9), so people who don't do the packets just make deals and "get" -3 wrong, thus getting a 10/10.
  • powerbombpowerbomb Registered User Posts: 3,364 Senior Member
    Honestly, when teachers do that, I take it that they are letting you cheat.
  • meadow36meadow36 Registered User Posts: 5,620 Senior Member
    Lol...those were my 7th grade vocab tests :)
  • EmpEmp Registered User Posts: 1,011 Senior Member
    Yes, in English and Macro. Mainly because i'm friends with the person/people I switch with and they help me out. If i'm not friends with them, I don't mention it.
  • hawaiiboy15hawaiiboy15 Registered User Posts: 935 Member
    I don't make deals, but everyone at my school is pretty good about not being a d!ck about grading, so it's all good. I'm a super easy grader, so everyone wants me to grade their paper, lol.
  • proletariat2proletariat2 Registered User Posts: 3,519 Senior Member
    I've never really seen a reason to, considering that I usually do fine on these things. My Spanish teacher even lets us grade our own papers...she glances at them, though.
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