Take a close look at this 14-page resource that contains everything you want to know about close reading, from what it is and is not, to suggestions for how to choose a text and craft text-dependent questions that encourage readers to focus closely on what they are reading.
- Work with your grade-level team to develop close reading materials for a text all members of the team use
- Although designed for those new to close reading, the materials and suggestions are appropriate for all instructors
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Fourteen-page resource includes a rationale for the close reading strategy, tips on how to select an appropriate text, how to formulate text-dependent questions that address Common Core standards.