(IC) stands for In Class. This is the one that must be completed during class and graded same day. This will be turned in at the end of the period.
(HW) stands for homework. This assignment expands on the concepts learned during class. Some test and quiz questions will be taken from this assignment. I will check to see if it is turned in or not and use it for extra data to determine how well a student is understanding the concept.
The in-class (IC) assignment will be done during class and graded. It will then be turned in at the end of the period.
The homework (HW) assignment will be recorded as completed or missing. It will not directly affect your academic grade, but is for the purpose of reinforcing the concepts just learned. I will also use it for remediation during intervention period. I will also take some test questions from this part of the assignment.