Beth, first let me say that I have enjoyed following your blogs this year. You provide so much useful information. I can barely keep up!
I would really like to implement Reading Workshop next year (August), but I can't find time in the schedule. We are required to teach SRA for 60 minutes and our 90 minute reading block must consist of whole group instruction of the adopted reading series and centers which consist of word study, guided reading, and computer activities. We also use Accelerated Reader and students are given 20 minutes of A.R. time, which consists of reading books and taking tests on those books.
Do you think 30 minutes is enough for Reading Workshop, if it is to be implemented effectively?
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