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Understanding Close Reading - Teacher Infographic #weareteachers

Close reading annotations

Close reading annotations

These four free Close Reading Posters by The Teacher Next Door can be displayed in your classroom to help you teach this important Common Core strategy. All of these posters as well as an entire packet of close reading resources can be found in my Close Reading Using Informational Text Unit: www.teacherspayte...

Dr. Fisher's Definition- close reading

11 Tricks for Teaching Close Reading - Click to Read the Full Article

Douglas Fisher: Close Reading and the CCSS, Part 1

Sample Close Reading Questions

An annotations handout found in two of The Teacher Next Door's resources: Close Reading Using Informational Text and Task Cards: Close Reading Questions for Teachers.

  • maria damaso

    I taught my fifth graders to annotate at the beginning of the school year, and they love it!

5 Tips for Teaching Close Reading... I really think I'm already doing this :)

Favorite Pins Embedded Into My Staff Development Session!

ASCD blog post on understanding text complexity

Close Reading and the CCSS, Part 2 - Common Core State Standards TOOLBOX

iTeach. iCoach. iBlog.: Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core

This poetry lesson divides reading a poem into 5 stages as follows: 1. Read and summarize. 2. Identify the speaker, audience, and situation. 3. Annotate the text. 4. Look for patterns. 5. Paraphrase, respond, and evaluate. Even the most difficult poem can be accessed by following the instructions given for each stage. Teachers Pay Teachers $5.50

More on Close Reading Strategies. Common Core State Standards Toolbox: English Language Arts and Literacy

How to Do a Close Reading for fiction (student example and teacher presentation)

Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core--great strategies. -older age for sure, would have loved for myself & will use, strategies will be used in little kiddie style :)

Text Connections Graphic Organizer Common Core Close Reader Awesome graphic organizer. Must buy!

Awesome resource/suitable for students; How to Do a Close Reading for fiction