Click on the link below from some great tips on how to be organized at home and at school from Mrs. Gold’s class website:

Tips for Getting Organized

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1. Make sure you rest up and have a snack before attempting to do homework.   Your body needs to be energized in order to do your best.
2.       Next, read over your homework assignments for the night. Get your parents or guardians to look over you assignments and sign them if necessary when you are done.
.       Check to make sure you have all the materials and supplies needed to complete your homework. The following is a list of supplies you may need in order to complete your homework: pencils, paper, eraser, computer and/or dictionary, thesaurus.
Find a quiet, well-lit place to do your homework. Do not do your homework while watching TV. Avoid as many distractions as you can.
.       Establish a time each day for doing your homework.
.       If you reach a difficult part in your homework, be sure to ask your parentsfor help or wait until the next school day so you can speak to Mrs. Hawkins about your difficulties.
7.       Follow the specified times for completing homework according to your grade level. Remember that these times DO NOT include the additional 20 minutes required to be devoted to daily independent reading.
8.       Remember to read 20 minutes every night. Be sure to read something that is interesting and fun for you. You can also choose to read your Accelerated Reader (AR) book.
9.       Be sure to place your finished homework inside your red folder when you are done so you can turn it in and have it checked by Mrs. Hawkins on the following school day.
10.   Use the links provided in Mrs. Hawkins’ Class page to help you with your homework.




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