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Classroom Choices: Understanding & Retelling a Story (Video)

By Teaching Channel — December 28, 2016 1 min read

Melissa Porfirio, a 1st grade teacher at Crestwood Elementary School in Springfield, Va., uses academic choice to allow her students to choose how they demonstrate their comprehension of fairy tales. She uses interactive read-alouds and think-pair-share activities to help students identify story elements and work collaboratively to develop critical thinking skills.




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