Love this idea!!! Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.

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FREE! Are you interested in starting close reading, but unsure of how to start? This blog post breaks down the WHAT of close reading to help you thoroughly understand it! Free info! Understanding Close Reading: Part 1 - What is Close Reading?- Young Teacher Love Blog

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Main idea and details close reading strategy pack. Nonfiction science content for 1st to 3rd grade.

Differentiated Close Reading Passages! Presidents Day and President Themed Close Reading Passages, Text-Dependent Questions & More! This resource contains EVERYTHING you will need to implement close reading in your classroom! There are THREE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF EACH PASSAGE for you to easily differentiate in your classroom! There are also text-dependent questions and writing prompts for your students to cite evidence from the text, graphic organizers, step-by-step implementation guides, and…

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FREEBIE! Figurative Language Stories {Close Reading} for Grades 4-8 Get Week 1 FREE! These stories are full of figurative language including simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, idiom, alliteration, onomatopoeia, and allusion. Students annotate, identify, analyze, modify, and revise figurative language stories.

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A Close Read poster for the classroom is great to guide students through the reading and writing process. This aligns with the Common Core ELA Standard 4.W.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources

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