Homework

For fifth grade, the APS School Board policy on homework states that students should expect one hour of homework plus thirty minutes of reading per night.

 

Below is the typical schedule of homework for a standard week.  At ASFS, fifth grade does not assign homework on Fridays. However, teachers will assign projects that span over weekends.

 

Subject MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
 

SCIENCE

 

Students may be assigned science homework 2-3 nights each week.  Science homework will be a review of material discussed during class time, a reflection from an activity, or to study for an assessment.  Students may be asked to work on projects at home.  Projects will be assigned ahead of time.
 

MATH

Homework Book

Study concepts

Homework Book

Study concepts

Homework Book

Study concepts

Homework Book

Study concepts

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

Read 30 minutes (Passport Reading) Read 30 minutes (Passport Reading) Read 30 minutes (Passport Reading) Read 30 minutes (Passport Reading)
Students may be assigned writing exercises, typing or cursive practice,  or other writing assignments 2-3 times per week. Writing projects will be assigned ahead of time.
LITERATURE/

READING GROUPS

Students are expected to read the assigned chapters only and to complete a written response to the literature. The format for the written response will be given out and discussed in class before students begin reading each new novel or reading unit.
WORD STUDY

 

Students will complete weekly word study assignments.  Students will be assessed on their understanding of the vocabulary or spelling patterns each week.
SOCIAL

STUDIES

Students may have social studies homework 1-2 nights each week. Students may be asked to work on social studies projects at home.  Projects will be assigned ahead of time.