Focusing on Language with the Common Core

This resource presents an in-depth discussion of the rich language used in a picture-book version of Cinderella, paying particular attention to idioms and context clues to determine meaning and test students' comprehension.

Content Comments 

Note the use of targeted mini lesson on the use of idioms while reviewing specific details such as character, plot, and dialogue from the story, and specific words and phrases that are highlighted in the read-aloud. Also note students' checking their own understanding of vocabulary and idioms as well as the use of interactive technology in the reading lesson.