Integrating Instruction: Language Arts Standards

After you have listed out the science and social studies themes for the year and organized them in a way that allows the content to build upon itself, the next step is to tackle language arts.

Using your district’s, state’s, or textbook’s list of standards and objectives, identify the key language arts standards you’ll be teaching.  You can download the Language Arts Skills List planning page.  Here’s mine for a 5th grade class:


Now you can see the main ideas for your language arts instruction–it’s all laid out for you clearly, neatly,and simply!

How do you keep track of your standards and objectives as you plan?

Originally published on March 2, 2010 on another website.

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