We do need to impose a regularity of purpose upon the children. Tell them to keep the numbering in order.) All check the answers on the board and suggest corrections.
Timothy Mason ====================== 96/03 From- Subject: correcting homework Although homework is great to reinforce in writing what was done orally in class, correcting it in class can be time consuming and can take time away from precious oral practice in Spanish only. Once the board is approved, they change anything, (if necessary,) on their own papers, or on their partner's.
What FL teacher worth any salt at all cannot identify with Mary Young's letter here below? Each day they fill in their assignments using this format.
(Well, perhaps the "young sprouts" among us don't appreciate the air conditioner as much as those who have put a decade or two in the classroom, but ....) Quite a few talented and helpful people have written about homework and the paper load problem in FLTeach. If written work is part of the assignment, they will attach the written work to the assignment sheet.
I use the language stamps from Carlex and different colored inkpads so they like to see what I'll use.
At the end of the week I give them 10 points (5 for having the warm-up done, and 5 for homework even if we don't have it every day).
Paper Load and Organization Tips Subject: homework grades Re: homework grades: I teach in a middle school.
Otherwise, they must use the format I have suggested.
It is also often the case that teachers take little notice of how much homework is being handed out in other classes.
Students often find themselves with little or no work to do on some nights, while on others they are up to their eyeballs in it.