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Re: HS questions

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JudyandharryS_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu Jul 24 2003 - 15:39:56 PDT


I teach Middle school and am petty generous about dealines. If we've had los
of interrupions and most kids need more time, we do extend. However, when
the deadline has been firmed up, the work loses a letter grade for every DAY it
is late. I don't ordinarily assign much homework, so i think it is fair to
ask kids to finish things at home if they need to I will sign certain
materials out if necessary. Of course it isn't always possible--I'm not sending
papier mache home, but mostly when kids don't finish it's because they were
socializing.
   We also do a progress report every three weeks, which is a bit of a
pain, but gives
kids a reality check.
  Judy S

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