April - posted on 01/31/2011 ( 1 mom has responded )
My son is 10 and in 4th grade. The school is preparing them for the TAKS test and we have 3-4 2 page essays along with other homework every week. I think that he could do the test but he gets so overwhelmed with the amount and the topics that they are making them write about daily. They will not give me the grammar criteria because they don't want them to have help but if they miss anything they have tho re-write the whole thing. So some days he has to re-write an essay and do a new 2 page essay. It makes it nearly impossible for me to help him at all when he gets so frustrated. I have talked to the teachers and nothing is changing. Do y'all have to do this with your kids?