"Oh, no! It's that time of year again already?" my husband grimaced.
"Don't worry. It's only one week." I smiled brightly.
"It feels like a lot longer," he sighed.
"Let's have pizza tonight," one of my children interjected. "I love this week. We get to eat out!"
For years I have taken one week each summer and planned out the entire school year.
Setting aside this week enables me to stay on target for the whole year. It is worth the time and mess to tackle the year all at once.
Some folks prefer to plan a week at a time and that's fine. For those who are interested, read on and learn my strategy for lesson planning the entire year in one week.