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Help your students learn how to dig deep into analyzing text with these FOUR SEPARATE CLOSE READING LESSONS to use with S.E. Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders.

The Outsiders, Close Reading Lesson Materials for Four Chapters

Differentiated Close Reading skills practice with picture task cards for Character, Setting and Mood from Book Buddies helps ALL your students master these reading comprehension skills, making it easier to read and comprehend text passages. Graphic organizers, worksheets and vocabulary included. Great activities for class discussion, small group, partners, and individual work. $

Downloadable Close Reading Anchor Chart

Close Reading Anchor Chart | Ms. Houser

Close Reading Anchor Chart

Some good thoughts here on close reading to use and play around with though I'm not one for using formulae in my curriculum and instruction.

Close Reading for Middle School Students - Featuring excerpts from short stories from classic literature. A step by step guide to the close reading and text annotation process!

Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core This is basically what I try to teach my students every year in a nutshell.

Teach your middle and high school students all about annotating a text with this CCSS aligned annotation lesson for informational text.

The Middle School Mouth: Textmapping... fabulous idea for those people that teach classes that actually use their textbook!

The Middle School Mouth: Textmapping

Annotate anchor chart

6CScribes - Annotating Text

{Free} Sticky Note Bookmark to use with students.

Upper Elementary Fun!: It's Already 2014?!?!

Close reading definition for students. Important especially with the greater emphasis on close reading in the CCSS.

Close Reading- anchor chart for introduction to the unit.

wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1

Great article about close reading from Instructor magazine online

Common Core: Close Reading |

Wondering about Close Reading? This detailed post is such a great resource...and there is a freebie too!

Planning Close Reading | Minds in Bloom

One Sassy Teacher: Close Read Steps and a FREEBIE!

One Sassy Teacher: Close Read Steps and a FREEBIE!

Close Reading...a fun little post and a close reading freebie!