schoolwork

noun
school·​work | \ ˈskül-ˌwərk How to pronounce schoolwork (audio) \

Definition of schoolwork

: lessons done in class or assigned to be done at home

Examples of schoolwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Excited about the possibility of working with this new singer, Feinberg tried to reach Campanelli, who was busy with schoolwork. Keith Spera, NOLA.com, "The Revivalists return to Tipitina's, the club that birthed the band, for anniversary webcast," 8 Jan. 2021 Back in May, William admitted to struggling with his children's math schoolwork. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Prince George and Princess Charlotte Aren't Going Back to School Right After the Holidays," 4 Jan. 2021 Teachers worry literacy gaps could widen between children whose parents can help with schoolwork and those whose parents don’t speak English. Sarah Blesener, WSJ, "How Covid-19 Makes Teaching Reading Harder," 28 Dec. 2020 That leaves them with about $200 a month for groceries, utilities and a $50 internet bill — a necessity for her daughter’s schoolwork. Joseph Pisani, Fortune, "‘We are struggling’: Unemployed Americans face a bleak Christmas," 24 Dec. 2020 The vast majority of teachers say their students lack quiet spaces, adequate technology and high-speed internet and do not have schoolwork help from an adult. Melissa Gomez, Los Angeles Times, "L.A. teachers surveyed express dismal views of distance learning," 16 Dec. 2020 However, screen time can be a serious issue that impacts social development, communication skills, schoolwork and many other important areas. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: Parents see children’s compliance with cell phone rules slipping away," 25 Nov. 2020 However, screen time can be a serious issue that impacts social development, communication skills, schoolwork and many other important areas. cleveland, "Dear Annie: How do we crack down on our teen phone usage?," 24 Nov. 2020 That doesn’t mean students are free from schoolwork. Sorell Grow, The Christian Science Monitor, "Ski resorts expect a busy season. Can they find enough workers?," 19 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of schoolwork

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of schoolwork was in 1846

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6 Feb 2021

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“Schoolwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schoolwork. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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schoolwork

noun

English Language Learners Definition of schoolwork

: work that is done in classes in a school or given to students to be done at home

schoolwork

noun
school·​work | \ ˈskül-ˌwərk How to pronounce schoolwork (audio) \

Kids Definition of schoolwork

: lessons done at school or assigned to be done at home

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