Close Reading is a highly effective Common Core strategy that helps students better understand text; it asks them to dig deeper into what they have been reading, and to back up their thinking with tex(Step Class Common Cores)
Reading Response forms for CLOSE READING!Close Reading b/w printable pages for engaging students in the CLOSE READING process. Inlcudes: Note taking, making connections, illustrating, using the text to prove answers, and more!
In this unit, your students will explore the genre mystery with the book, Nate the Great. Unit includes the following:1) A schema building activity about mysteries.2) Story impressions strategy to make predictions. With this, students are given a list of story words and use the list to describe what they think will happen in the book. 3) During the reading process, students explore the story vocabulary and story elements. 4) Question Task Cards and Response page for group discussion or…
This Close Reading article and supplementary materials will take your students through the Close Reading process and would work well as an introduction to Arctic Fox research or a study of arctic animals. It includes a thinking map for pre-reading, a response sheet for post reading day 1 or 2, and a written prompt for after the third reading. The set is intended to be used in multiple sessions for deepening student understandings and reflections.