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Homework in Secondary Classrooms: Making It Relevant and Respectful

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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Volume 55, Number 1, ISSN 1081-3004


In this article, the authors focus on homework as an adjunct for learning in secondary school classrooms. Four types of students are profiled, with detail on how the students respond to homework assignments when they do not understand the content. The authors then review three changes in homework practices that can engage students, including fluency building, spiral review, and extension learning. (Contains 2 figures.)


Fisher, D., Lapp, D. & Frey, N. (2011). Homework in Secondary Classrooms: Making It Relevant and Respectful. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 55(1), 71-74. Retrieved January 28, 2020 from .

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