Homework is a natural extension of what children learn during the school day. It is intended to provide children with:
Homework is also an excellent communication tool between home and school as it is a reflection of concepts and skills that are being presented in the classroom. Homework provides an opportunity for you to work with and support your children. Remember, however, that your children must be allowed to complete their own homework – don't do it for them. Your child's classroom teacher will share additional information about homework success at Back to School Night.
Although the amount of time spent on homework may vary from day to day and teacher to teacher, the following are time allotted guidelines:
Reading for pleasure or information should be part of every child’s daily routine.
Students are responsible for making up both school and homework missed during an absence. The classroom teacher, depending on the circumstances surrounding the absence, will handle the time frame for make-up work on an individual basis.
Rockrimmon Elementary, an International Baccalaureate school, partners with families and communities to provide a safe, nurturing environment preparing each unique child with a comprehensive academic foundation; one inspiring discovery of purpose through passion, innovation, and critical thinking and empowering responsible, caring citizens involved in our local and global community.
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