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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Student Case Study: William

William Finds His Base

 
William, reading a book.
  

William enters second grade as a struggling reader, but once he's placed in an appropriate in a reading group, he develops strategies that build understanding.

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

 Stacey Soto.

"I remember the first book we read, and William said, 'I can read this whole thing!' All of a sudden, a light bulb went on. His writing increased, his mechanics increased, his reading increased; his hand is up in the air. He feels like a new kid."
Stacey Soto, second-grade teacher, commenting on William's progress after moving to a new reading group.

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