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  1. Homework Definition & Meaning

    noun home· work ˈhōm-ˌwərk Synonyms of homework 1 : piecework done at home for pay 2 : an assignment given to a student to be completed outside the regular class period 3 : preparatory reading or research (as for a discussion or a debate) Example Sentences She started her algebra homework.


    homework noun [ U ] us / ˈhoʊm.wɝːk / uk / ˈhəʊm.wɜːk / A1 work that teachers give their students to do at home: You can't watch TV until you've done your homework. history / geography homework More examples The kids are busy with their homework. My science teacher always sets a lot of homework. "Have you got any homework tonight ?" "No."

  3. Homework

    Homework is a set of tasks assigned to students by their teachers to be completed outside the classroom. Common homework assignments may include required reading, a writing or typing project, mathematical exercises to be completed, information to be reviewed before a test, or other skills to be practiced. The effects of homework are debated.

  4. Homework

    Homework refers to tasks given to pupils by their teachers to be completed outside of usual lessons. Homework activities vary significantly, particularly between younger and older pupils, including but not limited to home reading activities, longer projects or essays and more directed and focused work such as revision for tests.

  5. Literature Review Homework

    Although homework is assigned for a variety of academic and non-academic pur-poses, there is disagreement within the educational community about the value of homework and the amount of homework students should be assigned. This Lit-erature Review summarizes the benefits and drawbacks of homework and exam-