Homework facts for kids

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Homework

Homework is school work that students (pupils) are given at school to do at home. Homework is usually given to students by the teachers. It is a practice work which helps students revise on what they've learned that day. Homework also helps students to remember what they learned.

Many students will get more homework and some will get less. This depends on how old they are and what grade/primary/year they are in.

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Homework may include mathematical exercises

Teachers have many purposes for assigning homework including:

  • practice
  • preparation
  • participation
  • personal development
  • parent–child relations
  • parent–teacher communications
  • peer interactions

Homework also helps children learn how to be organised, to work at set tasks by themselves, and improve time management and attention skills.

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