Homework 2nd Grade Why I Love America Essay

This helps the child use their higher level executive functions to stay on track.

I always advise parents to sit near their children during homework time, doing paperwork of their own.

But of course for her, it probably is laborious, one letter at a time.

Before they are skilled in the mechanics of writing, it's hard for many kids to maintain the flow of their thoughts while they write.

My oldest daughter is in 2nd grade and the homework is minimal right now.

I have read the instructions from her teacher, telling her that her teacher expects them to do their homework on their own and the parents check it. Just this morning she was filling in her Reading Journal and she is asking me to tell her the letters in the author's name. This becomes a yelling session for me..doesn't help that I am pregnant too. It feels to you like your daughter should be able to handle her homework and just have you check it, and you can't understand why she's asking you for so much help.

I know it seems like she could do it herself, and I know that many experts advise you not to do anything your child could do herself.

In this case, it isn't a test to see if she can spell the author's name, so there is certainly nothing wrong with helping your child to spell the name of the author, especially when she is so young.That lays the foundation for knowing she can tackle obstacles because we are there if she needs support, and this is a foundation of resilience, self-esteem and happiness.I'm not saying that we should bend over backwards to do things for our kids that they can do for themselves.You can find much more information about your privacy choices in our privacy policy. Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our site.Dr Laura, With the start of school, the struggle to do homework has begun.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the DAA’s App Choices app here.Is she just too lazy to look at the book for herself? I am so frustrated and I want her to want to do her homework and "like" school. There is a wide range of how independent a second grader is in doing homework.I know I could do a reward chart of some sort but for whatever reason those do not seem to last with my daughter. You are right that this is partly a maturity issue, but it is not at all unusual for second graders to need parents to provide a lot of hand-holding and structure.I am saying that if your daughter asks you for help with something that you can easily help her with, it is good for your relationship, and actually helpful to her development, for you to extend the help rather than refuse. If you didn't know the author's name, and had to walk across the room to look at it, then you can't help her easily, and you would just tell your daughter that (kindly of course).It would be harder for her to look at it and write it than to have your help, but no big deal, and she certainly wouldn't expect you to walk across the room to look at it when it was in front of her.

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