Active and Close Reading Mini-Lessons

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Room 213
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7th - 12th, Homeschool
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This resource provides excellent mini-lesson options! The lessons are easy to implement and relevant.
Great resource for readers workshop! Having just started readers workshop this year, this resource has been greatly helpful!
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Teach your students how to be active readers: These quick mini-lessons introduce (or review) reading strategies that help students become more active readers. Each lesson has a slide show to guide your discussion as well as corresponding student handouts.


⭐️ Slideshows to guide your mini-lesson (the first is explains and models the process of active reading and the second introduces close reading)

⭐️ Five passages students can use for practice

⭐️ Annotated passages on the slideshow that you can use to model the process

Your prep for the unit will be super easy: Just load the slideshows, print the handouts, and you're ready to get your students engaged as they build the skills they need for close reading.

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30 minutes
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