Although homework is generally thought to be negative by the large part of the student population, it actually does have benefits. The main thing that makes teachers go wrong with it is by over doing it. The reason for homework is to refresh and sustain the things that you learned in class. Reasonable for math: worksheet with 15-25 problems depending on level of difficulty. What teachers actually assign: 50 math problems that take an average of 4 minutes to calculate. If we had reasonable assignments, which we sometimes do, homework would not have the extreme negative connotations that it does.
In a perfect world:
Teacher: Alright kids, for your ninth grade English homework today read a chapter, and write a four sentence summary.
Kids: Ok! That should take about twenty minutes! Yay!

Teacher: Alright kids, for your ninth grade English homework today read five chapters, and give me a page on the representation of disestablishmentarianism in the novel.

by avadakedavra January 12, 2011
A drug. Do not take homework if you are: Smart, Stupid, Fat, Skinny, Happy, Sad, High, Drunk, or Depressed. Side Effects may make you: Geeky, Nerdy, Retarded, Stupid, Fat, Smelly, Dumb. Deaths have been reported. Ask your doctor if you're healthy enough to take Homework. Homework is not for everyone, including those with a life. Do not take homework if you cannot sit for more than 20 seconds. Isn't it time you tried homework?

Homework. A Million Problems, No Solutions
guy1: "dude, i overdosed on homework last night and i'm soo tired right now."

guy2: "YOU WHAT?!?! you know homework should be taken with caution. did you ask your dr. if you were smart enough to take "homework"?

guy1: "No. I thought it wouldn't do anything to me. Look at me now tho, I'm a nerd, drug addict, idiot and really fat all at the same time."
guy2: "last time i overdosed on homework i fell asleep in the middle of biology!"
by urb15 February 25, 2009
Something you have to do EVERY night after school when you should be goofing off watching Spongebob Squarepants or looking at porn on the internet!
Homework: Something that you should do to not make your brain look like a baby boy's penis.
by Eric June 10, 2004
A word used at Cornell College to covertly describe illegal activities such as getting drunk or stoned.
"Hey man lets go smoke our homework"
"Yeah but first let me finish this 40 of english homework."
by BobZilla! October 17, 2004
a stupid ass activity that claims that it will help you pass all of your classes if you do it, but it really takes away your nights and weekends. but its all good because my teachers harly ever assign it to me.
homework sucks and there is no point in doing it
by pimp daddy dollars January 14, 2005
"Also, the only thing that will lead to success in your life and will prevent your dropping out of school and working as a frycook at McDonald's until you're 85." ... wtf?? the only thing thqat will lead you to success? only if you'e a dumbass. you don't need to do homework to not fail in life. thats bullshit. you can pass almost any class without doing any/most of your homework. i learned that once i got into high school. but hey- if you would rather sit at home and do school work, go for it. but i would rather hang out with my friends or do something else i enjoy. and doing your homework will not prevent you from dropping out or working at mcdonalds either. and whats wrong with being a frycook? which is more pathetic: having a job at mcyd's, or having no job at all and muching off your parents? you can decide..
fuck homework. fuck school. fuck teachers. fuck detentions/saturday schools/ in school suspentions.
by f.u.c.k.y.o.u. February 10, 2005
a form of torture. a way to make kids fail in school.
"she gave us waaaay too much homework"
by Paige October 01, 2002
The reason students only get four hours of sleep a night.

A form of torture given to students by teachers.

Something to keep children and teenagers from having fun or doing something that actually matters.

What I should be doing right now.
Homework fails at epic proportions.
by TiMe To Go CoMmIt SuIcIdE September 01, 2008
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