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Interactive reading of a story

Grade Level Grades K-2
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards


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In this video, Albuquerque teacher Ali Nava walks her students through an interactive reading of the final pages of Burro's Tortillas, a southwestern adaptation of the classic folk tale "The Little Red Hen." She asks them to summarize earlier parts of the story, predict the end of the story, and discuss the story's moral. Aligned to CCSS: SL.1.1, SL.1.2, SL.1.4, SL.1.5, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7


Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.


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