I let students socialize the first day of school. Read on to find out why... After reading this important article by Write On with Miss G (which I highly recommend you read), I thought back to my first day of school, last year. Here's what's written in my plan book 8/14/2017: introduce self, read My … Continue Reading about What I’m doing the very first day of school might surprise you…and why you should try it too.
English teachers struggle to fit it all in. We want to teach the novels we love while also allowing the freedom and choice that reading workshop provides. Can we do both? Yes! Keep reading to find out how… First a bit of background about my interpretation of what reading workshop and whole class novel […]
Writing and reading workshop are powerful methods to teach English. But, how can secondary teachers, who have less than an hour with their students, do it all?!?! I think I have found the solution! In this article you’ll find my exact schedule and how I work both reading and writing workshop into one period! Join the […]