Homework Follies


My son takes a break from his social studies worksheet to explain his new system for organizing homework assignments.

“I write everything down in my organizer, then I draw a happy face next to the easy assignments, a sad face next to the hard ones, and a sad face with tears next to the ridiculous ones.”

“What kind of a face did you put next to that social studies assignment?” I ask.

“Sad face. I should have put one tear. I gave reading comprehension two tears.”

“Have you ever had an assignment where you put a sad face with tears showering from both eyes?”

“I just started the system today.”

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