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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Student Case Study: Cassandra

Summing Up


Cassandra Becomes a Fluent Reader

Video Summary

The Student, the Teacher, and the Class

Analyzing the Video
  Before Viewing
  First Impressions
  Looking Closer
  Summing Up

Making Connections

Selected Resources

Reflecting on Your Viewing Experience

Review your notes on Cassandra's progress throughout the year. Consider the following questions for discussion:

As you reflect on these questions, write down your responses or discuss them as a group.
  • In what ways did Cassandra grow in her reading development over the year?
  • How did Ms. Perez's instruction change over the year?
  • How was assessment used to plan instruction for Cassandra?
  • How did Ms. Perez's instruction develop Cassandra's fluency in reading?
  • What questions do you still have about Cassandra's reading? What other classroom practices would you have planned for her?
  • How might this video influence your teaching practices? What segments affirmed what you already know and practice? What will you do differently as a result of watching this video?

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