Write your arguments on the following topic: Should Homework be a required part of one's grade?
You should include 5 paragraphs:
1st - introduction with three reason why you agree or disagree
2nd - starts with the first reason why you agree or disagree
3rd - starts with the second reason why you agree or disagree
4th - starts with the third reason why you agree or disagree
5th - is your conclusion
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Grading homework is a well established practice that has been present in education systems for decades. Teachers and parents commonly believe that grading homework is necessary in order to motivate students to do it at all, but also that it helps students develop a sense of responsibility. Although studies show that having homework is important and beneficial for children because it helps them develop responsibility and skills that they will need and use in their jobs later in life (Corno & Xu, 2004), there are some possible negative outcomes of assigning points or grading homework and making it a part of the student’s final grade. By grading homework, the teacher is unintentionally punishing the students that are having troubles at home, lack necessary conditions or parent support for completing assignments at home. Grading homework can also decrease motivation and the sense of competence in a student and negatively affect future learning. Also, grading homework can lead to getting a grade that is not a realistic representation of the student’s knowledge....
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