seatwork

[seet-wurk]
noun Education.
work that can be done by a child at his or her seat in school without supervision.

Origin:
seat + work

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Third- and fifth-grade students spent more time on seatwork, while
  seventh-grade students had more teacher-led activities.
He will initially attempt seatwork, but at the first sign of frustration,
  begins to walk around the room and talk.
They also devoted significantly less time to lecturing and to seatwork.
Teacher monitoring of seatwork and homework is viewed as an important
  instructional behavior that influences student learning.
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