Close reading is the reading and rereading of text to gather meaning and determine author's purpose. This great resource helps to build a foundation for college and career readiness. Students must read widely and deeply from among a broad range of high quality, increasingly challenging literary text.
-Learn about the elephants of the world and make connections
-Ask and answer questions RI 1.1
-Clarify the meaning of words and phrases RI 1.4
-Create meaningful anchor charts
-This resource would work for K-2