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Free Close Read and Annotation Bookmarks

Close reading annotations

graphic on reading

Close Read ~ This blog post captures it so well!

CLOSE READING: What Close Reading Actually Means by Grant Wiggins

Text-Dependent Questions: I think this is going to be one of the harder parts if the CC for my students this year - citing evidence from the text when answering questions and to steer them away from "I think" and making connections answers. I am excited to see what the kiddos are capable of!!

FREE Johnny Appleseed Opinion Writing template sample. cleverclassroombl...

Show me the Evidence

Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading |

Close Reading Anchor Chart by Jodi Walker on

"Meatballs in the Middle: Close Reading with MacGuyver" Help kids avoid "hypnotic" reading- annotating keeps them actively involved.

The Day the Crayons Quit- Teaches letter writing and persuasive text all in one while being absolutely hilarious!

Great explanation of Close Reading Nonfiction Close Reading

Best Practices 4 Teaching--Sharing Educational Successes: 2nd Grade Common Core Exemplar Texts

New York City Department of Education has develop common core standards units that include the task, a rubric, samples of student work, and supporting materials for the unit. A video introduction is available on the site to walk new users through the available resources, including how to navigate the online interactive for student work.

Common Core Lesson Plans K-2 Worth checking out!

2nd Grade Reading Literature Ideas

WOW! Common Core ELA Standards by grade level with corresponding lessons and activities. This is an incredible resource!!