Most students have a homeroom, study hall, or other downtime during the day in which they could complete activities, they just have to be motivated to do it.
Many studies cite “student choice” as one of the most important factors in inspiring students to learn.
On the first page of this download students will list their vocabulary words and write their own brief definitions.
On the second page student will answer eight prompts.
Compared to other years, I saw an increase in oral reading fluency (ORF) progress, and confidence while taking computerized reading tests.
My students also showed WAY MORE stamina when it came to the LOOOOONNNNGG reading passages they were assigned!
First of all, I assign my weekly homework by passing out the new packet on Monday and making it due on Friday.
If there's a holiday at the beginning of the week, I just send it home on the first school day of the week.
There are several families who appreciate having the flexibility of getting homework done around their schedule and not tied down to such a tight deadline.
As a result, I've experienced a higher completion rate of homework when it's checked on a weekly vs. The front cover page serves as a checklist for students to complete throughout the week.