## About Homework

The amount of time each child spends on homework will depend on his/her use of class time, personal ability, and quality of effort. Thirty to forty-five minutes of homework each night in addition to thirty minutes of independent reading, should be expected for the average child. This is the district guideline for sixth grade.

Students are expected to write homework and class assignments in their planners daily.

Look for the following

Students will be given a

In addition, students will turn in their portfolio, binder, for a grade at the end of each chapter/unit. Portfolios consist of all assignments, test/quizzes, notes, etc. assigned during the unit. Students’ portfolios should be ready at any given time if they are staying organized daily.

**Assignments not turned in on the due date will be considered late, will not receive full credit,****and will be given zero credit until completed.**All late assignments will be reduced to 70% if turned in by the end of the math chapter. Late assignments turned in after the chapter ends will receive zero credit. Late projects will be graded according to the standard and then additional credit loss will be applied.Students are expected to write homework and class assignments in their planners daily.

**Please check your child’s planner and/or our class homepage nightly for a list of homework and class assignments.**Look for the following

**:***routine*weekly assignments

*Any unfinished classwork or homework indicated in the planner as well as late/redo work

*Review notes

**Expect Friday homework in math, however, students will be notified at least by Wednesday or Thursday of the Friday assignment each week so they may choose to work on it in advance in order to avoid weekend homework.

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Monday - FridayMonday - Friday

*Any unfinished classwork or homework indicated in the planner as well as late/redo work

*Review notes

**Expect Friday homework in math, however, students will be notified at least by Wednesday or Thursday of the Friday assignment each week so they may choose to work on it in advance in order to avoid weekend homework.

Students will be given a

**minimum of two days notice for quizzes**. Students will receive at least a**week’s notice for chapter/unit tests**. Flip through your child’s planner and/or check my class homepage to find upcoming information about tests and quizzes.In addition, students will turn in their portfolio, binder, for a grade at the end of each chapter/unit. Portfolios consist of all assignments, test/quizzes, notes, etc. assigned during the unit. Students’ portfolios should be ready at any given time if they are staying organized daily.

**At most, students will receive two days notice for portfolio checks.**