Homework is regularly assigned by classroom teachers to supplement class instruction, provide additional practice, or extend learning of a particular skill or concept. Teachers will use homework as an important factor in determining student grades.
The objective of homework is to: teach students to be independent learners, give them experience on how to follow directions, make judgments and comparisons, raise additional questions for study, develop regular study habits, responsibility, and self-discipline.
Kindergarten: 20 min. per day
Grade 1: 30 min. per day
Grade 2: 45 min. per day
Grade 3: 45-60 min. per day
Grade 4: 60 min. per day
Grade 5: 60-75 min. per day
Approximately half of the time listed should be spent reading.