Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Student Case Study: William

Before Viewing


William Finds His Base

Video Summary

The Student, the Teacher, and the Class

Analyzing the Video
  Before Viewing
  First Impressions
  Looking Closer
  Summing Up

Making Connections

Selected Resources

Print out a copy of the Literacy Development Chart (PDF) to record your observations, reactions, and further questions throughout your viewing. Pay particular attention to the strategies William demonstrates over the year in his oral reading, and to the factors that influence his independent reading behaviors and interests.

Review Important Terms

Review the definitions of the Literacy Teaching Practices:

Review the definitions of the Essential Components of Literacy Development:

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