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What is a good way to structure the week for middle school Language Arts (i.e., how much time for grammar, reading, writing, etc..?)

Aug 24, 2013 10:35am

  • English Language Arts
  • 6-8
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    • Aug 24, 2013 9:08pm

      With language, I like to have some structure to my week but I am not tied to it. I do grammar once a week but use errors in the students' work to shape my lessons. At the beginning of the other days they either do a speed writing exercise or journal on two of the days and silent reading(novel of their choice unless we are doing a class novel) on the other two. During these four days, I follow the writing or reading with my main lesson (e.g., unit on short stories or essay writing etc.). I hope that helps.
      :)