192: 5 Mistakes You are Making In Your Language Program

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How confident are you in your language arts program?

Whether you’re super confident or there are some things you want to change, chances are you’re making some mistakes.

In this episode, I’m sharing five mistakes that you might be making during your language instruction. 

These are really common and easy to fix, so don’t worry!

I’m covering what these mistakes are and giving you some tips and strategies on how to do things differently.

We’re also talking about things like tying reading and writing together, prioritizing guided reading, and how to get the most out of your allotted literacy time. 


In Today’s Episode We Discuss:

  • Why reading and writing should be taught together 
  • Encouraging your student’s personal writing voice 
  • Separating grammar skills from being a good writer 
  • How to make sure guided reading time happens
  • Why guided reading is so important
  • Spending too much time on read-aloud novels 
  • Why you shouldn’t be squeezing other subjects into your literacy time 
  • Using your time efficiently
  • How to find all the resources you need 


Are you making any of these mistakes that I talk about in this episode? It’s okay if you are because now you know how to fix them!

I hope you have picked up some easy and practical solutions that you can use to make sure that your language program is the best that it could be! 

If you want more help transforming your literacy program, I want to invite you to sign up for our free masterclass on how to plan and schedule your language arts. It will take away the overwhelm and give you a start-to-finish plan to get everything done in the time that you have. Save your seat now at www.madlylearning.com/masterclass2021


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Other Episodes You’ll Enjoy:

191: Supporting High Needs Students in your Language Arts Program

190: Getting Started with Guided Reading in the Junior Grades

189: Setting Up Your Teaching Timetable

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