No, it's not just one simple letter grade at the end of each quarter.
Students and I prepare throughout the quarter, creating and collecting evidence.
We then confer with each other, and fill in the front of this sheet with evidence, and the back with goals for the next quarter. Students also choose their own comments for the report card, and have the opportunity to provide even more information for their parents.
What comes next?
The paper trail... explained here:
My resources so far: "FaR" tabs of our classroom WeeblyFeedback Instead of Grades LiveBinder for parents to inspect
My own reflections on this journey