I have taught language arts skills (phonics, spelling, grammar, writing) with various curricula over the years.  My strong subject is math, not language arts, so I greatly appreciate the curricula we've used to equip me to teach these skills to my children.  We keep/build notebooks to house the information we've learned from our language arts curricula.  However, it is with our NOTEBOOKING that we actually practice and put these skills to use.  

This is a short post I've done on our language arts notebook:

A post on structured writing:

And a list of our favorite resources: