Homework will not be posted on the class website. It is the duty of each student to write his/her homework in his/her agenda daily. It is also your child's responsibility to turn in his/her homework at the appropriate time everyday. There will be no homework assigned on Fridays.
Hillsborough County Schools Homework Guidelines:
A student has the right to:
~ meaningful and relevant homework activity that reinforces school learning;
~ homework that matches their individual abilities and interests to ensure the facilitation of independent, successful completion;
~ homework that includes varied activities which reinforce the basic skills or extend and enrich concepts learned;
~ homework that does not introduce new concepts;
~ assignments that are made according to individual student needs and abilities;
~ regular feedback to include parents regarding assignments. Parents should be notified when a student routinely does not complete homework.
~ should not be punitive in nature;
~ should not require students to have specific resources such as internet access;
~ assignments should be coordinated among team members so as not to exceed the recommended amount of time devoted to homework;
~ should not exceed a total of fifteen to twenty minutes per night for Kindergarten, a total of thirty minutes per night for students in Grades 1, 2, 3, and forty-five minutes per night in Grades 4 and 5. It is recommended that homework not be assigned on Fridays with special consideration given around testing and holidays;
~ appropriate completion of homework assignments will be reflected in the Expected Behaviors section of the K-5 Report Card.