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Elementary MicroLearning Videos

Listening Word Games

Julie Kanel, a reading specialist at Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, California shares three listening sound games you can use with young learners to prepare them for reading and spelling.

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Interactive Read-Aloud

Dr. Liliann Patterson, third grade teacher at Westmorland Union Elementary, tells us how to use the “Interactive Read-Aloud” activity to help students learn, use, and practice new language through meaningful conversations.

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Summarizing with the ABCs

Janine Campos, language arts specialist in the National School District, tells us how to use the “Summarizing with the ABCs” activity to help students identify and differentiate between the minor and major details of a text.

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Before, During, After

Evy Baca, kindergarten teacher in the National School District, tells us how to incorporate the “Before, During, and After” activity when doing a read aloud to build students’ vocabulary and support their reading comprehension.

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I Notice, I Wonder

Betsy Hall, K-5 reading specialist at Albert Einstein Academy Charter Elementary School, tells us how to apply the “I Notice, I Wonder” strategy to help teachers make a read aloud more interactive, meaningful, and engaging for students.

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Beginning, Middle, End

Martha Garcia Gallaga, TK English teacher at Las Palmas Elementary School, tells us how to use the “Beginning, Middle, and End” activity after a read aloud to help TK-1st grade students retain information about the characters and events in the story.

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