1. Communicate with your child daily about class.
sure your child is using the
Something should always be written on a
daily basis for math and science. If there is not homework
then the word "none" will be written.
child's math notebook and folder and his/her science notebook
and folder should be home EVERY night!!! Even if the
assignment gets finished in school, your child needs to
address previous errors made, summarize lessons,
formulate questions to be asked in class...a little bit of
practice/studying each night goes a long way!
needed, check your child's assignments nightly and help to
organize their materials. (Check on the website if
5. It is
imperative that your child completes and understands
homework assignments. Mathematics builds
on itself and if your child misses just one concept,
it could prevent him/her from understanding other
sure that in the case your child is absent from
that he/she completes and turns
in, any missed assignments.
can help by informing your child of the
7. Please sign all
graded quizzes/tests. A summary of grades for the
marking period should be kept by your
child in his/her notebook.
8. Tests will be announced one week in advance.
Quizzes are not always announced.
Provide for a focused study time, free of computer, TV, radio,
and telephone (supervise and assist during this time if
Questioning is a very important part of learning.
child to ask in class if something is
not fully understood. There is
always time for
11. Encourage your child to seek help at lunch or after
school if more help is needed on a concept.