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I found and made games, activities, and worksheets to give my students meaningful practice opportunities.
But it still took a good bit of time each week to assemble my weekly homework packet.
In this post, I’ll share with you the solutions I’ve found to various challenges. Challenge: My kids don’t have the supplies they need at home to complete their homework.
Solution: Survey families about their needs several times throughout the year, and provide a take-home bag of school supplies.
There is also story paper where the students draw at the top and write their story at the bottom.
Handwriting Resources Watch the spider draw the letter you click on. Also includes an alphabet practice pad to draw the letters with a mouse which may not be appropriate for this age student.
Needless to say, my grand homework plans didn’t exactly happen.
As the years went on, I slowly assembled a collection of activities to send home.
and are not necessarily those that you can print off and hand to your child right away. But I think that you’ll find the effort worth it as the activities are hands-on and engaging.
The materials I use to prepare and implement the packs are pictured above.