Cinderella: Identifying Evidence from the Text

In this video clip, the teacher explains to two students how to find and use evidence from the text while reading a picture-book version of Cinderella. She encourages her students to differentiate between the information they learn from illustrations and from the text and also introduces them to the concept of "inference."

Content Comments 

Note the use of small group instruction; review of specific details such as character, plot, and dialogue from the story; extended interaction between the students and teacher; and higher-level thinking in the class discussion.