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The Benefits of Flexible Homework & Homework Menus

Okay, confession time: I am not a huge fan of homework. I know, I know… Homework is one of those staples in the classroom that you might expect every teacher to get behind. It’s a core part of education standards, and it has been for a long time. But in my experience, nightly homework and worksheets actually come with a fair bit of downsides.

As a teacher, I definitely see the value in homework. It helps reinforce those key concepts that we often don’t have enough time in the day for. Plus, homework assignments are a great way for parents to learn about what we’re doing in class.

As a parent, I know that homework has several drawbacks. For one, most families have incredibly busy schedules. Our family always has something or other going on after school, whether it’s gymnastics, soccer, or dance practice. It’s hard to find the time every night to help their kids get their assignments done. Most homework shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes to complete, but when the kiddos are feeling stubborn or struggling with a certain subject, there’s no telling how long a task can take.

A few years ago, I had the bright idea to try out a new homework format: homework menus ! Ever since I incorporated homework menus into my classroom routine, I knew there was no going back. My students and their parents absolutely love the option of flexible homework. It’s something every teacher should consider using with their class!

What are homework menus?

Homework menus are handouts that can be given out every week or month. They should include a range of activities that span what you are learning in class. Students get to choose a certain number of the activities to complete each week. For instance, you might ask your students to complete and cross off at least 4 activities during the week. To confirm their work, parents sign off at the bottom of the menu. Once Friday or the end of the month rolls around, they can turn in their homework menus to get credit!

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How do homework menus benefit students and parents?

Since homework menus are due at the end of the week or month, students and parents are afforded more flexibility during weeknights. For example, if Tuesdays and Thursdays are filled with extracurricular activities, students can split their activities up between Monday and Wednesday. Every household is different, so this system allows each family to work out a schedule that works best for them.

I also believe that giving students a choice helps them build their sense of confidence and independence.

How can I make my own homework menus?

These Editable Homework Menus for 1st Grade are hands down the easiest way to incorporate flexible homework into your classroom routine. Teachers can edit their weekly or monthly homework menus as much or as little as they need. They include my own preset assignments with the option to enter your own.

In this packet, you will find a zipped folder with two separate files.   The first one is a secured PDF where I have typed in all of the boxes. I have monthly calendars, as well as two different weekly calendar options for the entire year. The second file is an editable file. You will be able to type into each of the boxes to make this packet work for you. The third set includes a newly added file with editable calendars where the homework squares and the directions can be edited to customize the assignment to your class!

The resource includes enough homework menus to last the entire school year. Whether you prefer to use my done-for-you menus or edit your own, you will be set all year long!

If you’re looking for homework menus for other grade levels, I have Editable Menus for Kindergarten and Editable Menus for 2nd Grade as well!

While I’m not a huge fan of homework, I found a great solution to standard nightly worksheets in my Editable Homework Menus for 1st Grade . Homework menus are an awesome way to give your students some flexibility and choice at home. Plus, parents will appreciate the ability to work homework into their schedules, not the other way around!

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How cute!! I love your homework menu! I need to get my team on board with this great idea. :) Caitlin Ms. Preppy's Adventures in Primary and Polka Dots

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That is way too cute! Thanks for sharing that idea.

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I L.O.V.E. this and learned about it in a recent Grad. class I took, but the menu was for Middle School and I never took the time to try to adjust it to First Grade. Could you send me an editable version of that template P.L.E.A.S.E so I can make it work for the back of my Newsletter. I'd be so appreciative! [email protected]!

I like the homework menu. Could you send me a copy so I can use it in my first grade class. [email protected] Thank You

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Hi Cindy! You can actually download it through scribd if you click on the little cloud with the down arrow at the bottom of the scribd window. Thanks for stopping by!

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Hey there!! Just found your blog at Abby's blog. I also love homework packets. Thanks so much for sharing this is adorable. Thanks, Miss J ❤ Smiles, Crayons, and Endless Stories

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Mrs. Cave, I know your post was a few years ago, but I am sure you will get a notification of the comment. Anyway, I am revisiting all of my favorite "menu" bookmarks with a request: Someone has posted on the Differentiating Instruction with Menus Series (https://www.facebook.com/DifferentiatingInstructionwithMenus) page on Facebook asking if I had any photos of student created products. I always informally mention sharing (and hence I only have a few photos), but because of the request, I am being more proactive. I know you have been doing menus for a while so perhaps you have some photos of student products you are willing to share on the page to address their request. I know people are doing great things so if you have any pictures of products you are willing to share on the page, I would appreciate it. :) Laurie

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I have one template per month and then change the date and wording each week!

Behind the weekly newsletter I send home different homework pages based on all sorts of factors. I like having options!!!! I made at least one page for each topic I teach throughout the year. Also, I have never been a fan of longgggg homework. I find that it is too overwhelming and I think students just need *quick* reinforcing practice each night so that played a big role in the way I set up my homework. You can see a little more about the homework pages below.

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Again, I like having options and I know most teachers do too! Based on the skills I’m teaching that week, a student’s ability level, parent involvement, I will send home what I believe to be a reasonable HW packet for the week. You can do the same for your students!

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^^ Again, it’s all up to YOU!^^

Maybe you don’t send home homework because in your community it doesn’t get sent back. Well, these quick check-ins can easily be made into morning work that only takes minutes to complete while students practice their skills.

If you think this type of first grade homework might be for you or you want to try and switch it up this year, go ahead and take a closer look at some of the pages in my unit by clicking the unit below and downloading the preview!

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Are you looking for a new homework management solution try homework menus to motivate your students and differentiate through choice read on for tips on using homework menus plus free printables for 2nd and 3rd grade to get you started..

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

Teacher Homework Confession/Spoiler Alert:

I’ve never been a fan of homework – not as a child and definitely not as a teacher

Homework has been my pet project for awhile, as it’s always driven me crazy that parents, districts, and most administrators required I create and assign something that any research I’ve encountered deemed at worst detrimental or at best only mildly useful. Since I’ve rarely taught in an environment where not giving homework was an option, I’ve attempted to finagle a way to make homework as meaningful as possible for ALL of my students. No easy task, especially when there are so many other things worthy of our time and attention (literacy, math, arts instruction anyone?!)

I’ve tried: *Daily homework – everyone does the same thing, bring it back the next morning *Weekly homework folders – students complete a set schedule of assignments per week (Monday – spelling, Tuesday – math, Wednesday – reading response, etc.) *Homework packets – go home Monday, students finish in whatever order they choose, bring back Friday *Homework point sheets – students earn a specified amount of points for each homework assignment and earn a set amount of points each week

I’ve had varying amounts of success with all of the above as well as a good amount of failure.

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

The Research on Homework

After reading a variety of research about homework at the elementary level, I strongly believe that the most important part of homework for kids K-5 is reading a just right book. After that, the rest is – just that – the rest.

These two articles are good starting points if you are interested in an overview of the research on homework practices.

Synthesis of Research on Homework The Case For and Against Homework

Here were my takeaways from the articles (from a grade 2-3 perspective)

Homework should:  •Give students a chance to review skills they are comfortable with and can practice independently •Give them an opportunity to do what they enjoy •Give students a chance to be successful at home with academics •Help children see connections between what they do in school and the real world

Homework should not: •Require parents to teach their child something new – let parents do the wrangling, not the teaching •Frustrate kids because of the difficulty of the assignment •Be one size fits all – we don’t teach this way, so why would we assign homework this way?

Homework Menus can be a Solution!

After 14 years of facing this homework conundrum I’ve found that homework menus are the easiest way to differentiate homework in a way that’s easy for teachers to assign and grade.

Plus they give you tons of flexibility so you can include exercise, listening to music, hanging out with family, practicing math facts or mindfulness as menu options.

You are still assigning homework, but getting to choose menu options that you know are really important for kids.

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

Homework menus give students choice within a structure and can be easily adapted to what you have already taught in class.

You only have to create one menu a month and collect homework assignments once per week (or even per month – although I wouldn’t recommend this – too much room for procrastination).

There are a few different ways to handle turn in of assignments for students who can’t handle the Friday only turn in option.  I use homework bookmarks for 99% of  my kids and a daily homework tracker for the kiddos who need a bit more daily accountability.

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

Getting Homework Menus up and Running

Want to try out homework menus? Here are a few things to know about getting organized.

At the beginning of every month you will need a new homework menu. Your menu (if you choose to do a monthly one like me) should include around 25 choices. Then you just need the printables and you’re ready to go.  It’s work up front but it saves you time later.

To Do Monthly:

*Get copies of the homework menu ready for every student *Make 15-20 copies of the printable homework options you want to use *Make one set of answer keys for your homework grader (if you are lucky enough to have one) *Find a place to keep homework menu options (you can see some of mine in the pics) – I put them outside my room on plastic shelves so they’re easy to find before and after school

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

To Do Weekly:

*Make copies of homework bookmarks or trackers to send home *Enter homework in grade book and grade as you would like (If you don’t have a parent volunteer to help you, I say put a sticker on the homework bookmark and send that puppy home!)

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

To Do As Needed:

As you teach something in class, add it to your homework options folders, crate or shelves. If I have extra copies of a math or reading response assignment I always put them in the homework shelves for students to do as extra practice at home. These have been introduced to them in class and they should be able to complete them at home with minimal support. They can easily fit with the “Complete a math assignment you haven’t already done.” or “Complete a reading response/log” menu options. Even if I have something that doesn’t necessarily fit with a given option, I’ll let students know they can use it as a homework option (and let the parents know too) and write in the assignment they did instead of a number. Easy-peasy!

Looking for a new homework management solution? Try homework menus! Tips on how to organize your homework practices using menus to motivate your kids and differentiate through choice. Click for details PLUS free printables to get you started.

Homework Menus Frequently Asked Questions

Q: If homework doesn’t really matter anyway, then why even use a menu? Isn’t it just extra work that could be better spend elsewhere? A: I have always worked in schools where there was pressure either by the district, our school administration, or students’ parents to provide some sort of homework . (95% of the pressure came from parents in my experience.)  Providing homework menus with age-appropriate options is my attempt to work within these expectations, while differentiating for every student and honoring their time. This is why exercise, listening to music, practicing mindfulness, and spending time interacting with family members have always been mainstays on my homework menus.  I also like that the menu structure gives me opportunities to include math and reading review assignments that are beneficial for students, since they’re reviews of what we’ve already done in class.

Q: How do parents respond to this type of homework? A: Just like anything else you do in your classroom, some parents are 100% on board and think homework menus are the best thing ever, and others are not so easily persuaded. For the naysayers I use their questions as a jumping off point to explain what research says about homework in elementary grades and that truly my #1 concern is that their child is reading at home. For the most part parents have been very supportive of this type of homework and loved that it gave their child more freedom and less busy work. Kids are busy after school, and they loved that soccer practice and piano lessons (both great uses of after school time!) could be counted toward their weekly homework. Using menus also eliminates complaints from parents who constantly tell you their child isn’t being challenged by the work you’re sending home, since the kids are making the choices.

Q: Parents are concerned that their children aren’t old enough to make choices. What if they just want a homework packet? A: If parents want a packet, I nicely take them outside my classroom (where I keep copies of all the homework choices) with a stapler in hand, randomly take three or four assignments and staple them together. Voila! A homework packet! I don’t think this is the best way to assign homework as it takes responsibility away from the student, but I don’t believe homework is important enough to cause rifts between teachers and parents. I strongly, strongly, strongly (did I say strongly?) disagree that children aren’t able to make choices for themselves.

Q: What if students can’t handle turning in homework only once a week? A: Weekly turn in typically works for 99% of students. For the other 1% I use a Daily Homework Tracker or Bookmark. Students who use these do the same assignments, but turn in a bookmark/tracker each morning with the minutes they read the night before and the menu option they completed (or are working on) so they don’t get behind.

Q: How do you keep track of homework that has been turned in? Do students ever repeat the same assignment? A: I keep track of homework in an Excel document where I record the total minutes of reading and the numbers from the homework menu that students complete each week. At a glance I can make sure students are completing different assignments throughout the month

Q: How do you grade homework? How much time does this take when students are completing different assignments? A: Grading and entering homework into the Excel document is one of the parent volunteer jobs in my classroom. I feel my grading time is much better spent working on reader’s response notebooks or giving students comments on their writer’s workshop pieces rather than grading and entering homework assignments. I have a pack of answer keys that I include in my parent volunteer section of the room for all the monthly assignments, so a willing parent volunteer can do the grading for you. If parent volunteers are scarce, I would grade for completion only. Check! Sticker! Done!

Q: What do you do if students choose only the easiest assignments? A: Parents are usually much more concerned about this than I. Homework is something students should be able to complete independently so technically they should choose assignments that are easy (on an independent level) for them. I talk with my students throughout the year about choosing just right homework assignments and train the parents to do the same. If you can finish it in two minutes it’s too easy. If it makes you want to cry it’s too hard. Since I can’t necessarily control which assignments students pick as this is HOMEwork, I choose my battles. I would rather battle about reading just right books in the classroom than choosing just right homework assignments.

Q: Parents are telling me they have to teach their child how to do the assignment(s). What should I do? A: Remind the parent that there are a number of options for homework. Their job is to provide a calm place, time and structure for their child to work and then congratulate them when their child does their best. Train parents the same way you do students about choosing just right homework assignments (finish in 2 minutes vs. make you want to cry) and make some assignments available online if possible so parents can see what options are available.

Want to try out homework menus? 

Click HERE to download this FREE editable homework menu , homework bookmark , and 4 printables that correspond to the menu and see what you think.  I’d love to hear from you in the comments!

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Great idea!!

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Do you plan on making different grade levels? I would like to purchase a second grade one!

Thanks so much for your question! For 2nd grade, I recommend using menus as in-class activities rather than homework because all of the choices are a bit too overwhelming for 2nd graders. When I taught 2nd grade we used a more simple homework and it worked well, especially at the beginning of the year. However, I did still have students use menus, but as enrichment or fast finishers.

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Hey teacher friends! Hope everyone is fantastic today!

I was doing some updating yesterday and wanted to freshen up a super popular freebie: my Differentiated Spelling Homework Menu!

Spelling Menus For All Year

I used this menu in third grade (though it could be adapted easily by other grade levels as well), and the students, parents, and administrators loved it! I did too, because I was able to only grade spelling homework once a week, rather than a daily assignment each day.

By assigning the homework on Monday for the rest of the week, it allows families who might have sports or family emergencies to work on the homework throughout the week when it is most convenient for them. A great many parents have verbally shared with me how they loved this option.

Students like it better because they have a choice. They all have to complete the same amount of points {or that can be differentiated as well if needed}, but each child can choose how many assignments he or she needs to complete in order to get to the required level of points each week. And they are able to change it up and choose different activities whenever they like.

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I loved it because I was able to grade once a week and also to see the creativity and choices come alive in the work students were turning in. I also didn’t have to run nightly homework copies – or tear out pages in a workbook! Students supplied their work on paper from home. Of course, you will always have a couple who “halfway” do the work – or forget and don’t turn it in at all. That happens though with nightly homework, so the same consequences should result.

I love menus for differentiating and allowing student choice with guidelines in place. The freebie menu packet below comes with a basic plain template with no graphics, along with 12 other monthly “themed” pages, in case you want to change things up a bit to liven it up.

Hopefully your students will love the choice factor as much as mine did! Feel free to pass along the link for this page to other colleagues in your school who also might like a change from the usual spelling routine.

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Thanks so much and happy homework-ing!

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May 21, 2020 at 12:06 pm

I really am interested in the differntiated spelling activities for a year, but can not get any further than the pg where I leave my email etc to be able to get the resource. I have put a personal email. It just spins…..I have tried over a few days. Any suggestions?

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May 27, 2020 at 4:32 pm

Hi Megan! I’m guessing your email or server is blocking the pop up. After you enter in your info, the freebie will be delivered via email to your inbox (sometimes it ends up in spam).

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Math menus or math choice boards are a popular way to track student processes during math workstations.  One of the two main management systems for running math workstations, or guided math, utilizes math menus.  In this post, we will explore this self-pacing management system.

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During the portion of guided math where the teacher conducts teacher-led small groups, the rest of the students engage in math activities.  This time of the math workshop typically has students up around the room engaging in different math tasks.  Math menus provide structure and accountability during this time.  Because math menus are simple to implement and easy to differentiate, they have been a long-favored approach to managing this time of the math block.

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Self-Pacing Mathematicians

The purpose of a math menu can be accountability for students.  Because we as teachers are focused on seeing students in small groups for individualized instruction during this time, we can’t always track where everyone goes and how long they work there.  The math menu provides a simple way for students to mark their progress.  I have always chosen to have students use a math folder for placing all work, recording sheets, and math menus as they work through this time of our day.  This is something I check weekly.

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Differentiation

It’s easy to differentiate your math menus by color-coding folders and menus and/or providing more or fewer choice buckets per group.  For example, students who pace more slowly or need a certain set of skills may need to visit three out of the six stations you have for the week.  On the opposite hand, some students may need added activities on their menus.

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Rotation Menus

I used math menus for years with success.  I led other teachers through the implementation of this management system in their classrooms.  Then one year, I had a particularly difficult class who struggled to self-pace or manage their workstation time.  Not willing to give up my cherished small group instruction, I implemented an even more structured version of the math menu approach.  This rotation system became our new way of managing math workstations.  Students could still track their rounds or progress, but they tracked it based on a schedule I created for each group.  This allowed me to direct them and to map where each person should be working.

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This added structure was exactly what my students needed to thrive.  Plus, I found that I was much more aware of my timing and schedule.  It was a helpful tool for providing a more effective system for all of us.

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Pre-filled and Editable Math Menus for You

You can find 36 different pre-filled and editable math menus to use with your class and math workshop.  Click any of the pictures in this post or HERE to find those menus.  The download also comes with the labels for your bins, drawers, or tubs–something for whatever system you enjoy for storing your math workstation activities.

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Math Choice Boards

One tricky part of running math workstations is students who pace much faster than others consistently.  These are the students who have high-quality work, but just tend to be fast finishers.  Every year there are always a few students who have this quality.  For those situations, I have math choice boards which we call Math-Tac-Toe .  Students can work in a way that makes a tic-tac-toe pattern or complete the entire math board for expert status.  This provides terrific effective work for these students who need more.

Math-Tac-Toe for fast finishers

These 27 Math-Tac-Toe boards are differentiated for K-2 and make terrific work for a workstation, fast finishers, or even math homework.  There are 9 different math topics and 3 boards per topic.

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Guided Math Rotation Timers

To provide even further management of the workstation time, I have created guided math timers .  Read THIS POST , to see how these work during this time as well!

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Elektrostal , city, Moscow oblast (province), western Russia . It lies 36 miles (58 km) east of Moscow city. The name, meaning “electric steel,” derives from the high-quality-steel industry established there soon after the October Revolution in 1917. During World War II , parts of the heavy-machine-building industry were relocated there from Ukraine, and Elektrostal is now a centre for the production of metallurgical equipment. Pop. (2006 est.) 146,189.

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Elektrostal Population157,409 inhabitants
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Are you looking for morning work, homework menus or center menus for your 1st graders? These menus give students choices about which independent activities they want to complete. These activities are no prep, ready to print and go. They can also be used for early finisher activities!

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