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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Charmon Evans's First-Grade Class

Connecting Skills to Text

Students working together in the classroom.

First-grade teacher Charmon Evans carefully balances skill development with authentic reading and writing tasks and a love of learning.

Analyzing the Video:
  Before Viewing
  First Impressions
  Looking Closer
  Summing Up

 Ms. Evans.

"There can be a balance between good literature, an exciting classroom environment, and skills-based learning. We all know that's important, we've got to teach those skills. But skills-based learning can be fun."
Charmon Evans

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