About This Daily Classroom
Each week Homework
Hotline will suggest homework assignments aimed at grades
K-1 and 2-3. Homework Hotline was written by Buzz Eyler, Director
of Educational Technology at
the Orcutt School District ( CA) and a former Teachers
Network web mentor.
the Homework Hotline Directory
This week the homework will center on health issues activities. The activities are appropriate for K-3, except as noted.
Feel free to copy, cut, and paste the assignments into your own word
processor for sending home (or print this page).
This is the time of year when many children get sick.
Ask the children to make a list this evening of as many sicknesses
as they can think of. Bring the list to school tomorrow and make a
Ask the children to pick five of the illnesses they
wrote about last night and write (or dictate) how to get over those
Some illnesses are so bad that people have to go to
the hospital. Make a list of as many people as they can think of who
work in a hospital.
Medicine is something which helps us get well. Have
the children, with their parent's help, make a list of medicines in