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How much homework does your child bring home each night?
November 13, 2012 at 11:41 AM

How much homework does your child bring home each night? 

Do you think it's too little, too much or just right?


  • batjmom
    by batjmom
    November 13, 2012 at 12:16 PM

     My 5th grader does not bring much home.  A couple days week and that is about 20 minutes of work each night.  He reads for 20 - 30 minutes every night.  My 6th grader has homework 3 - 4 nights a week and that can average from 30 minutes to an hour.  Then reading every night as well.    The projects are larger and take more time.  

  • Bob192
    by Bob192
    November 13, 2012 at 12:31 PM

    My 3rd grader brings home about an hour worth, my kindergartener doesn't bring any home. 

  • jen113000
    November 13, 2012 at 1:53 PM
    Usually one sheet of something plus reading. I sometimes give a little more reading since he needs help in that area.
  • bamababe1975
    November 13, 2012 at 3:43 PM

     Just right most of the time. The only time it's bad is if they have a full load plus special projects and then that takes a lot more time. It's still significantly less homework than I had when I was in 6th and 7th thanks to their mandatory No Homework Wednesdays and Fridays.

  • emilyrosenj
    November 14, 2012 at 9:17 AM

    None!  She does it at her after school program.  She's middle school so I know she has projects and stuff but she's been pretty independent with those and only involves me when she needs help formatting something!

  • MommaTasha1003
    November 14, 2012 at 9:48 AM

    Kindergarten- 1 sheet of Letter Practice daily & a beginner book about 2-3x a week. 

    It not too much. Even though K homework is too early IMO.. My opinion is really its too easy, DD is in GATE. Im not sure what normal classes teach if this is what advanced is.

  • arpazia
    by arpazia
    November 14, 2012 at 10:19 PM

    My first grader brings home just the right amount of homework.

  • mommythree0508
    November 14, 2012 at 10:32 PM

    It's just right

  • MichelleK41
    November 15, 2012 at 7:04 AM

    A worksheet a night for our little one and they are asked to read nightly. For her grade level that's plenty.

  • jessicasmom1
    November 15, 2012 at 8:32 AM

    My 6th grader brings about 3 sheets a night and reading a book. Unless tested in school that day usually just reading that night.

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