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2.2 Students Read Text Independently

Time to View

In this next video, the students begin to read an excerpt from their history/social studies textbook titled, “People Need Laws.”  As you watch, pay close attention to:

  • How Mrs. Kaiser introduces the reading and provides directions
  • How the student discussion in section 4.1 helped activate students’ prior knowledge without giving away the information in the text
  • What students are doing to aid in their comprehension


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Time to Check

From the list below, select ALL of the Grade 1 CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy that you saw addressed in the video.

Time to Reflect

Reflect on the teacher directions and student actions in the video to answer the following questions in your Metacognitive Journal: