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Homework Policy

B. F. Day Homework Policy

Kindergarten to 3rd Grade Students

In lieu of formal homework, teachers ask that Kindergarten to 3rd grade students:

  • read 20-30 minutes each evening
  • spend time with their families
  • play
  • engage in learning in self-directed ways

Teachers may offer optional enrichment projects.

4th and 5th Grade Students

In 4th and 5th grade, teachers ask students to:

  • Read for 30 minutes per night, sometimes with written reflection.
  • Complete weekly writing conventions homework.
  • Complete a math packet per week. Students receive math packets on Monday and return them on Friday. Math packets are a review of work learned the previous week.
  • Self-assess expository writing in science and share expository writing with a trusted adult at home on a weekly basis.