CLOSE READING & ANNOTATING TEXT

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Grade Levels
8th - 10th
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26 pages
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CLOSE READING PRESENTATION, HANDOUTS, & ASSIGNMENT: Help your students understand the process of close reading with this ready-to-use resource. Close reading is not something that comes naturally to most students. It is a skill that requires direct instruction and practice. After introducing this easy-to-use, step-by-step guide, students will have a strong understanding of how to interact with a text to demonstrate understanding, analysis, and evaluation.

INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE

• Teacher instructions on how to use the resource

• A Powerpoint presentation that goes through the key steps of a close reading (Before Reading, First Reading, Second Reading, Final Reading).

• A blank excerpt from Guy de Maupassant's short story, The Necklace, that students can use to annotate as you go through the presentation.

• A handout with detailed instructions for each of the steps.

• A handout with a detailed annotation of the excerpt that students can use as a model for reference.

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS RESOURCE

♥ Fantastic resource for teaching kids how to be close readers.

♥ Excellent walk-through of a close read! I love the step-by-step instructions. It made it so much easier for the kids! Thank you!

♥ This is really great! My students will love using this. Sometimes when they annotate, they worry more about what to look for than actually reading. I'm excited to put this to the test!

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26 pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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