In addition, we began Literature Circles this week and students are asked to type a paragraph or two summary of their reading (alternating with their partner(s)) on a shared Google Doc. They might get to this in class, but some nights it will need to be completed at home.
Finally, students are always asked to finish anything from class as homework (blogs, Passion projects, etc.), but these have been few and students are encouraged to do as much in Homework Club as they are willing to do. I highly recommend setting aside 50-60 minutes each evening for your child to do something educational. Reading, writing, finishing up work from school, playing educational games, etc. are all good uses of this time. But I won't be enforcing this because I believe that things come up, family time is vital, and kids need time to be kids. I hope you understand!
Thanks for helping your child with any new adjustments to their evening schedules to accommodate these changes. Hope you and your child are enjoying the year so far!