Most of the cards that you see I call the Subject cards. Behind them I slide a second card called a Task card which will have a picture or graphic of the resource used for that task or assignment. To the side of that picture, I put the assignment, whether it’s pages to be read, pages with instructions for the assignment, or a note to check the page in their OneNote notebook for more complete instructions that I have typed up. Here are some images of the Task cards:
I got the ideas for these cards (and some samples) from Lisa at http://keenkidsathome.wordpress.com. I used Microsoft Publisher to create them, then printed them and laminated them. I found out that Wal-Mart carries the Scotch-brand heal laminator for only $25 and the laminating sheets for it are cheaper than the self-stick ones by a long shot – and it’s much easier to use! 🙂
So as Dragon Rider completes each task, he takes all the cards from that pocket and puts them in the pocket at the bottom labeled Done. This pocket is just tacked on with tacky-putty so that I can remove it to empty it. The clothes pins with each days of the week are designed so that when he is finished with the day’s assignments, he can remove the clothes pin and clip it along the bottom of the chart. That will help him keep track of the days of the week and maybe help him practice his days of the week which he still struggles.
Maybe what I have done for this can give you some ideas for your homeschool.