Enjoy the warmth, think fondly about summer, and use this May homework menu and printables to make your month a little more manageable. With the items in this homework pack you’ll get differentiated work that fosters choice and builds upon students' strengths. May homework is easy to use and ready to go!
This Homework Menu Pack contains everything you need for the month of May and beyond. 35+ print-and-go assignments can be used, not only for homework, but for in class work and mini-lessons. Seasonal assignments include end of the school year and summer activities.
Included with this pack you will find:
*Homework Overview – In Katie’s Humble Opinion
*Homework Research – two links to articles that synthesize the research on homework
*FAQs about using homework menus in the classroom
*Getting Everything Ready
*Homework Menu Overview – handout for students and parents
*May Homework Menu PDF version
*Four types of homework trackers for students (In 2 font choices)
1. Homework bookmark (this is what I use for 99% of students)
2. Homework tracker (this is the same as the bookmark, but is a whole page rather than a half page)
3. Daily homework tracker (A whole page for students who need to turn in homework daily instead of weekly)
4. Daily homework bookmark (A half page for students who need to turn in homework daily instead of weekly)
*A variety of printables you can use in your classroom and as part of homework for this month and beyond
– Letter writing paper
– Math Challenge: Heads and Tentacles
– Math Challenge: The Magic Pentomino
– Math Challenge: Beach Reading
– Math Brainteaser: Road Trippin’
– Math Brainteaser: Field Trip Frenzy
– Math Brainteaser: YEAR Logic Puzzle
– Math Brainteaser: GARDEN Logic Puzzle
– Research Contract
– “Find It” Prefixes
– “Find It” Suffixes
– “Find It” Compound Words
– Fix it Paragraph
– Addition Drill
– Subtraction Drill
– Multiplication Drill
– Reading Fact Sheet
– May Learning Style Activities
– Summer Playlist
– Summer Calendar
– Weekly Exercise Plan
– Summer Reading List
– Measurement Review
– Length Hunt
– Measurement Story Problems (area and perimeter)
– Knowledge Bowl
– 20 Boxes Math Review #1
– 20 Boxes Math Review #2
– Summer Scattegories
– Summer Five Senses
– Summer “I Am” Poem
– Summer Acrostic Poem
– “My School Year” art/writing
– Home Reading Log with ideas for possible responses
– Writing Prompt #1: Summer Plans
– Writing Prompt #2: Campfire Story
– Exercise Log
– Writing Riddles
These editable Word documents are also included in the product folder:
*Homework Menu Overview handout (in editable PowerPoint) for students and parents (This is great to have available for parents and students as a reminder throughout the year!)
*April Homework Menu (in editable PowerPoint)
*Excel document to keep track of homework grading
When you download this product you will get a Zip folder with three documents: a PDF, an editable PowerPoint, and an Excel spreadsheet.
I hope you find these useful in your classroom! Please contact me with any questions or suggestions. I would love, love, love your feedback!
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