Persuasive Essay: Why Students Should Not Have Graded Homework?

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Imagine yourself on a Friday and your just sitting in your desk, staring at the clock waiting for the bell to ring, well Cris lived it. Cris has plans for the weekend today he's going to a friend's house and tomorrow he is going to the mall and as an early Christmas present his parents gave him two hundred dollars to spend at the mall, he just can't talk for the weekend and then he heard this “The homework for the week will be a 5-10 thousand word essay on how The Happy Birthday song was made and it will count as a test grade.” In his mind he feels upset and realized his weekend is ruined. Cris cannot do anything because of this homework and if it wasn't graded he could cancel one of his plans and not stress out about it. Students get so much homework to do in a little amount of time that it is unbelievable, they get enough work in the 7 hours of school and then you may get 7 hours of homework after school so students should not have graded homework, if homework was not graded it would be considered a formative assessment…show more content…
Students may not even do the homework and its less improvement for them. Homework can help bring your grade up, for example, if you get a 75% on a test a 100 on a homework can help. Statistics have shown that students do not need graded homework to maintain good grades homework is just a practice of what you learned. out of 125 people surveyed by me over 80% said that homework should not be graded for various reasons. Homework can improve a student's grade, but also destroy it. Its true homework can help your grade, but getting a bad grade on a test and getting a 100 on a homework is going to change nothing because test are worth much much more than
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