school assignment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n school assignment a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
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Usage

In literature:

School assignments have made his book a recognized classic.
"Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest" by J. Frank Dobie
Moreover, he had been well trained at school and did not shrink from the task assigned him.
"Making His Way" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
On the other hand the adherents of the school would naturally be disposed to assign it an early origin.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
We can always assign special schools to those who will render this form of help.
"American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 3, March, 1889" by Various
These gunners had practiced at the schools and on other vessels before being assigned to the superdreadnaught.
"Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns" by Halsey Davidson
I knew his burning piety, and assigned him to the worst class in the school.
"Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations" by Dwight L. Moody
Land was assigned and money subscribed for schools, for churches, for a hospital.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
In 1944 black officers were therefore temporarily assigned to formerly all-white schools for such training.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
It had always been the custom at Lincoln School, on the opening day, to assign the new pupils to the care of the Seniors.
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
It will be supervised by teachers and military officers assigned to the schools.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
Later, we were schooled together, were married, and asked to be assigned our task together.
"Shock Treatment" by Stanley Mullen
What causes are assigned for the decline of the Sunday-school library?
"Organizing and Building Up the Sunday School" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
I knew his burning piety, and assigned him to the worst class in the school.
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
The school committee, of course, before it assigns the salary inquires into these background facts, and acts accordingly.
"A New Atmosphere" by Gail Hamilton
This week you will undoubtedly have some difficult lessons assigned in school.
"Heroes of Israel" by Theodore Gerald Soares
Now Anna did not show any talent until her school days were over and she had been assigned to work in the store.
"The Woman Who Vowed" by Ellison Harding
Mrs. Adams assigned the following reasons for preferring this arrangement to the public town school.
"Homes of American Statesmen" by Various
The names of Lelio Orsi and Girolamo da Carpi, I assign to another place, both of whom are enumerated by other writers in the school of Parma.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. IV (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Assign to the decayed grammar schools their exact place in a reorganized system of secondary education.
"Social Transformations of the Victorian Age" by T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
Slouched in a red plush chair, he regarded his son, writing at the desk, doing an assignment given him by his school.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
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In news:

Pimentel said the NAEP survey showed that schools need to assign more writing projects.
The main waiting list under the Wake County schools' new choice-based student assignment plan ended at 5 pm Wednesday.
A George Washington University medical school professor has resigned after students complained that she never taught a required class and assigned all her students an "A" grade.
When Madera High School senior Erika Rodriguez was given an extracredit assignment in her civics class, the subject matter hit close to home.
School board adopts 3rd assignment plan in 3 years.
An English assignment turned into controversy in one central Ohio school district.
Substitute teachers can stay in the same classroom assignment longer under a newly amended law, providing increased flexibility for school districts and more continuity for students, area school administrators say.
The previous assignment plan for Wake County schools meant real estate agents couldn't inform clients on a home's school district.
Wake school board approves assignment plan Controlled-choice plan to reach end.
Students' addresses will again be tied to a particular school, based on the same assignments that were in place in 2011-12.
The assignments for the current school year are based on a choice assignment plan, created by former superintendent Tony Tata.
Marlena Martinez and five fellow students from the School of Arts and Enterprise were given an assignment early this school year.
Kelvin Thomas Owens, 18, was arrested Monday morning following an investigation by a sheriff's deputy assigned as a school resource officer.
GOSHEN — Several days ago the Indiana Department of Education issued its statewide report card, assigning A through F letter grades for each school.
Published Saturday, Oct 20, 2012, at 6:41 a.m. A McPherson College student in the school's Auto Restoration Program is going to get not only a coveted work assignment, but some national TV exposure in the process.
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In science:

Alexia is a high school student planning a summer field trip for an assignment from her history class.
SocialScope: Enabling Information Discovery on Social Content Sites
The topic I had been assigned by the organizers of the Luminy September 09 School was “Algebraic D-groups and non-linear differential Galois theories”.
Galois descent in Galois theories
While the classical AQFT school restricted attention to QFT over trivial topologies, it turns out that also topological QFTs can be described and constructed by local assignments of algebras “of observables”.
Survey of mathematical foundations of QFT and perturbative string theory
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