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2.3 Text-Dependent Reading Interactions

One of the key emphases of the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy is for students to base their answers, whether in writing or in speaking, on evidence from text that they read.

Text-dependent questions can help guide students to extract information directly from the text to help them understand important concepts. For young students, sentence frames help students answer text-dependent questions.

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Watch this segment of the video to see how Mrs. Kaiser guides the students to use the text to answer questions.


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Take a moment to look through the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy, Grade 1 on pages 14–15 for Reading Standards for Informational Text and pages 27–28 for Speaking and Listening Standards to complete the journal questions that follow: