Homework Log

Homework Log
Homework Log
Homework Log
Homework Log
Homework Log
Homework Log
Homework Log
Homework Log
Grade Levels
Product Rating
4.0
1 rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

155 KB|3 pages
Share
Product Description
I use this homework log as a way for my students to keep track of their own assignments. Each day, they take this log home in their folder, along with whatever daily assignment I have given them. When they come into my class the next day, they know the first thing to do is pull out their homework and their homework log, so I can walk by and check that they completed it (while they are busy with a "Do Now" activity in their journals).

I grade these logs about once every four weeks or so, or when the log gets full. Grading works as follows:

A student earns a check plus each day that they show me the assignment on time, fully completed, and so that it looks like they made a full effort.

A student earns a check minus if they completed the assignment, but they rushed or didn't follow directions.

A student earns an 'I' for an incomplete assignment--they started it, but didn't finish.

A student earns an 'M' if they lost their homework, forgot it, or didn't complete it. I usually will allow students who forgot their homework to show me the next day, and I give them a check minus for it.

When I go to grade the homework logs, I write up a homework log of my own with all the assignments I've given, and the dates they were due. I scan the student's homework log to make sure they have all the assignments, and I add in any that are missing as 'M'. Then I count the number of each score (check plus, check minus, I, or M) and input those numbers on the grading sheet. The grading sheets look really complicated, but they actually aren't at all--they make it super quick and exact so that students can't complain about their participation grades. Here's how it works:

Each grade corresponds to a percentage, or a decimal:
Check + = 100% or 1.0
Check - = 80% or .8
I = 70% or .7
M = 50% or .5

The number of assignments with a particular score is multiplied by the decimal, and then those totals are added up, and divided by the number of assignments. For example:

A student with 5 Check +'s, 2 Check -'s, and 2 M's would have:

5 x 1.0 = 5
2 x .8 = 1.6
2 x .5 = 1.0
Total score = 7.6
Total # of assignments = 9 (total possible points is 9 x 1.0 = 9)
Final Grade = 7.6/9 = .84 or 84%
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$2.50
Digital Download
More products from The Margaret Ann
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
$2.50
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up