Homework is an important and necessary part of a student’s regular course of study. It is used to sharpen skills, deepen understanding, and develop independent study habits. Its completion positively impacts academic performance. It is the expectation that any assignment, whether during class or independent practice, will be completed in its entirety with all work shown and turned in within the allotted time. This is of great importance so that each student can benefit from practicing the skill as well as from the class discussion pertaining to the assignment. Failure to meet these expectations may result in a reduced participation grade.