"What are some of the things that the monsters like to eat in this story?" teacher Marisa McGee asks a trio of girls sitting at her table.
McGee teaches kindergarten at Walker Jones Elementary in Washington, D.C. Today's lesson: a close reading of the book What Do Monsters Eat?
"They like to eat cake," says one girl.
"I noticed you answered in a complete sentence," McGee says. "Can you tell me something else?"