this is wat the assigmnet says:
the children should read 25 to 30 min every day. they are required to read a total of 20 books in the school year. the first 10 books are due at the end of january, the next 10 are due in june . A paragraph summary is required for each book. PLUS monthly book report projects will also be given.
now my daughter has 3 books in her back bag she read the first 10 pages from each . and she got the monthy book to start with now and to make a book report for november. is this crazy because my daughter is over whelmed.
Asked by Anonymous at 5:44 PM on Oct. 13, 2012 in General Parenting
Answer by m-avi at 5:50 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
Answer by virginiamama71 at 6:00 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
Answer by QuinnMae at 6:00 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
Homework rule of thumb is 10 minutes for every grade they are in... so as long as the other homework isn't more then 10 minutes or so it's fine. But... the reading of 3 books at a time is not appropriate. Should be one book at a time if they need to write a paragraph on the book. make her a book report template so she knows how to organize the paragraph... also have her write a sentence or two or a 3-4 bullet point outline after reading each night. That will greatly help her when it comes time to write the paragraph!!
If you think it's to much or if it's stressing her out to much talk to the teacher ASAP!!!!!!!!!!
Answer by Crafty26 at 6:00 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
They won't resent reading. They will learn that reading is fun! The way to teach kids that reading is fun is by making them read, not by letting them pick up a book maybe once a year. This also teaches her about procrastination. It's not like this will take up all her free time. Set an amount of time that you will read and work on the book report every day. It doesn't have to be a large amount of time, either. I don't know how long the books are, but if you work on it every night for like 30 minutes it'll be done before you know it.
Answer by Hollyhock. at 6:01 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
now my daughter has 3 books in her back bag she read the first 10 pages from each .
This will only make things worse. It's hard to keep plots and story lines straight when reading several books at the same time. She should be working on one book at a time (two at most if their class has a monthly book assignment).
Answer by QuinnMae at 6:01 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
Answer by balagan_imma at 6:08 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
Answer by m-avi at 6:35 PM on Oct. 13, 2012
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