Use Jack Prelutsky's poem "Homework" to spark a debate about homework. Should kids be assigned homework? If so, how often? There are some schools that do not send their kids home with work. What are the possible benefits? After brainstorming ideas for both sides of this topic, middle schoolers write a persuasive essay on the topic, adopting one of the viewpoints.
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