This is a Common Core Literacy Strategy: Close Reading on a piece titled, "One Thousand and One Nights."
The Close Reading steps include:
1. Preparation: Find a text
2. First Read: read & annotate
3. First Read: Discuss
4. Second Read: set purpose with TDQ*
5. Second Read: Discuss
6. Writing: Respond to TDQ*
This Close Reading includes:
the C.U.P.S. annotation strategy:
Circle unknown vocab/words/phrases
Underline Main ideas & key details
Paraphrase main/related ideas in your own words
Star Questions & Reactions/write in the margins
As well as a Text Dependent Question (TDQ)*.
This worksheet may be used in accompaniment with my World History PowerPoint on Chapter 9.3 Islam and the Arab Empire.
This primary source text is from the McGraw Hill textbook, but the worksheet and activity has been created by me