🙂In order to find the balance between too much and too little homework, I’ve spent some time creating homework charts, checklists, and planners for a variety of situations.
(I’ll be adding more and more over time so check back if you don’t see the one you want.
When it comes to homework I’m very, very comfortably between the tiger moms and the free-rangers, who respectively are strict disciplinarians who want sky-high academic results at all times and parents content to let their kids learn by doing and being independent as possible.
I’m not saying any of the either of the above approaches are more correct than the other, to each their own and every child needs to be parented in the way that suits them best.
But I’m definitely not going to lose it if my kids miss a day of homework.
Neither am I going to let them just play every day. I’d assume most Moms rest in this cozy middle area with me.But with the start of school, there is also the realization that I only get so many fun summers with my little ones before they want to hang out with their friends more than Mom.😪 I also know that those clothes and supplies can cost a small fortune and with school comes endless homework, extracurricular activities, and the endless stream of paperwork and dates and times to remember for child. Of all the mixed emotions there is a constant that always seems to be a source of frustration in our home: homework.Below are a variety of weekly homework charts and planners.While they vary a little bit most of them allow some combination of assignments or class, days of the week, dates, due dates, daily reading tracking, and some form of completion in the form of a checkbox or otherwise.has multiple resources organized for any learning tool you might need as a teacher, parent and student, and I love the ability to be able to sort by grade, subject, enrichment, or type. For the kids, of course, it’s mostly sadness that the hazy lazy days of a hot summer have come and gone.It’s back to school and “too much homework” as they always say.For myself, as a Mom of a growing brood, there are the pros: first day of school signs and pictures, cute back to school clothes, quieter and more productive days, etc.I use the two-pocket folders with the fasteners in the middle.I copy the homework calendar and the accompanying work packet for the month and hole-punch it. The monthly book record and sight word cards go in the pockets of the folders.