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There are different types of homework for students:

  1. they are asked to solve problems in theory
  2. Write composition
  3. make handicrafts

What certain vocabulary can be used for each one of these tasks?

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  • Homework is any assignment not performed at school. You may multiply your categories indefinitely -- prepare for a debate, learn lines of a play, write lab reports, and so on. Please give us an idea of the different vocabulary you expect and how you would use it.
    – deadrat
    Commented Oct 27, 2015 at 4:30
  • I just need certain words that would fit the three types of homework I have just mentioned Commented Oct 27, 2015 at 4:33
  • The two categories of homework are done and not done. Correction: the single category of homework is not done.
    – Drew
    Commented Oct 27, 2015 at 4:42
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    I'd call them: "a <subject> problems assignment", "a writing assignment", "a project"
    – Jim
    Commented Oct 27, 2015 at 5:00

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These are by no means the only terms for the examples you listed, but in my studies I have heard them called as such:

1. solving problems in theory: "problem sets" (mostly in physics or math)
2. write compositions: "paper" (as in, "I have to write a paper.")
3. make handicrafts: "project," or perhaps "arts and crafts project"
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  1. If it is the testing of an idea, it is 'experiment'. If it involves numbers, it is 'calculations'.
  2. Writing skill or essay writing.
  3. Art and design or Practical creativity.

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