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What kind of instructions help when assigning chores?

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Make charts that outline chores. Keep the language simple and clear. Break each job down into its smallest components. "Make the bed," for example, may be broken down into micro-steps:
Smooth the bottom sheet with your hand.
Smooth the top sheet.
Pull up the blanket.
Smooth the blanket.
Pull up the cover.
Smooth the cover…and so forth.

   

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