"GRAMMAR: Using used to and would to discuss past habits
USED TO and WOULD are phrases used to discuss past habits (both used to and would) and past long-term circumstances (just used to).
Reading and interpretation: Students will read lyrics from the song ""This Used to Be My Playground"" (by Madonna). Then answer the questions that follow, citing lyrics from the song to explain your answers.
After the song students get to learn and practice the use of the past tenses.
They will also ask classmates questions about their childhood using ""did you use to"" and ""would"".
Finally, students will engage in practicing what they've learned by retelling ""This Boy’s Life"" A timeline is provided for students to review how to use the verb tenses "