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8th Grade Harvard University Core

Homework - General Policy

Math Homework Policy:

  • Amount of Homework to expect each night = 20-30 minutes
  • Homework is a means for students to practice their learning and therefore will not be utilized when determining a student’s proficiency level. Students will receive feedback on their homework and completion of it will be monitored.
  • If a student works on homework for more than 45 minutes, they should bring a list of questions and evidence of their attempted work.
  • No late homework will be accepted after the next unit test is given.

Language Arts

In Language Arts, the expectation is that you are reading every night. I expect you to be reading about 30 minutes a night, 5 nights a week. Sometimes students will have essays that we have started in class, and they will need to finish them at home. I will post those due dates.

Science Homework Policy

Homework for science will vary. Usually there will not be science homework assigned, unless the student has not finished their assignment in class or extra practice is deemed necessary. If the students are being responsible for their learning in science class, they should not have additional homework.

Social Studies Homework Policy

  • Homework is a means for students to practice their learning and therefore will not be utilized when determining a student’s proficiency level. Students will receive feedback on their homework and completion of it will be monitored.
  • Students who want to retake an assessment may be given homework to help better prepare for the assessment. Failure to complete the assignment may result in not being able to retake the assessment.
  • Homework may also be given if a student fails to complete an assignment or project during the given time in class. Anything not finished in class is considered homework

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2019/2020

 Harvard University

Teacher/Subject

Day

Time

Math

Mrs. Sawaged

Monday

Afternoon 3:45-4:15pm

Language Arts

Mrs. Berohn

Tuesday

Afternoon 3:45-4:15pm

Science

Mr. Bauer

Thursday

Afternoon 3:45-4:15pm

Social Studies

Mr. Peterson

Thursday

Morning 7:45-8:15 am

ELD

Miss Petruff

Thursday

 Lunch - 12:44-1:19pm

** If you cannot make any of these times and need help, please speak with your teacher to schedule an appointment.

8th Grade Harvard University Core Classrooms

Mr. Bauer's 8th Grade Science Class

Space ... the final frontier.
Subject: Science
Welcome 8th Graders! Greetings, 8th grade humans! I hope you and your families and friends are as happy and well as possible. Just like you, I wish I could meet you and your families in person at the school building at the start of the year. If...

Ms. Berohn's Class

Subject: Language Arts
Hi Everybody!! We will be using Schoology for our online schooling this year. In our remote learning time, we will be using a set curriculum for our units. You will need to be doing the daily work just as you would in our regular classroom....

Mr. Peterson's Class

Subject: Social-Studies
Mr. Peterson's homework calendar During this remote learning period  social studies classes on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday will consist of synchronous direct instruction given through a Google Meets remote meeting for the whole class and...

Ms. Sawaged's Class

Subject: Math
Mervat Sawaged Homework calendar Remote learning expectations Schoology is the platform we are using this year to assign homework, post announcements and hold virtual meetings. Attendance will be taken during class time for...