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Homework DeskWe all struggle with forgetfulness and procrastination. Creating and following a daily homework and study routine, in conjunction with an organized notebook and assignment book, will help you to increase and maintain high grades in school. Here is a suggested daily checklist/schedule to keep you on track.



----------- Necessary Materials

A 3 ring binder with a pocket on the inside front cover ("Today Pocket")

An assignment book/day planner with a space for every day of the week

A file box (at home) for notes, tests, and homework from previous chapters


----------- At School


Beginning of Class

Hand-In necessary papers from Today Pocket


End of Class

File new papers in Today Pocket

Write down new assignments



----------- At Home


Organize Notebook

Remove all papers from Today Pocket

Get signatures if necessary

File all non-assignment papers


Do Homework

Check Assignment Book for today's homework

Complete each assignment and place in Today Pocket

Check-off homework in Assignment Book


Review for upcoming Tests

Check for upcoming tests in assignment book

Review flashcards for 10 minutes

Practice vocabulary/spelling for 10 minutes

Review old history/science/english notes for 10 minutes


Final Check before TV/AOL/Bed/Reading

are all assignments checked off?

are all necessary papers in Today Pocket?

are all books in backpack?


Have parent initial Assignment Book