Grade 3 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 1

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The Carousel protocol is a simple way to engage students with new content by getting them up moving, thinking, talking, and writing. In this lesson, students look at some “mystery” photographs to pique their curiosity. Do not reveal what the pictures are about, or the tell students the guiding question for the module until the end of the lesson.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text...
SL.3.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led...

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