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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Becky Pursley's First-Grade Class

Students Making Choices

Two students working.

Using reading and writing workshops that limit teacher talk, first-grade teacher Becky Pursley emphasizes student choice throughout her literacy curriculum.

Analyzing the Video:
  Before Viewing
  First Impressions
  Looking Closer
  Summing Up

 Ms. Pursley.

"I hope all first graders learn how to unlock words, use all parts of literature to make connections to their own lives, and make meaning from all written communication they come in contact with. [I want them to] learn how to be good communicators verbally, as well as in written form."
Becky Pursley

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