Write names of students who are absent on the calendar. Gather their missing assignments and put them in the folder for their class period. Students are responsible for checking the folder when they return to school. one week to finish missing work
While you were out form for absent students. When a student is absent, have a classmate fill this out for when they return! FREE PRINTABLE I have a pocket folder for each student and would place this, along with handouts, into that folder.
It took me about four or five years of my teaching career to figure out an efficient system for navigating make-up work. And as the technology got better, so did my ability to keep up with my absent students.