Reduce Prep Time! Use it every week... all year!
Close Reading is a critical, but often difficult skill to teach (and to learn!) This close reading rubric will make it easier! I have designed it to determine the meaning in informational text (main idea, cause and effect, sequence).
You can use this rubric for homework or in class.
Students read the text and complete a specific learning activity.
Students actively reread the text and complete different assignments to further deepen their understanding.
Keep parents actively involved by having them sign the rubric. Without the signature, the highest score a student may earn is an 80%. Parent involvement increases and grades rise when students use it consistently. I included one that doesn’t require a signature so you can easily use it during school as well.
There are so many ways to use this rubric! Here are some suggestions:
-Use in conjunction with your reading book.-Use as writing prompts for journals.
-Use in guided reading groups and literature circles as discussion prompts.
-Use as prompts for partner discussions.
- Choose one to display on the document camera for the whole class to use as a prompt.
-Allow students to choose the assignment for discussion/ writing (always very popular!)
-Use as a center activity.
*Bonus pages! An extra rubric for short school weeks, and I one that doesn’t require a signaturel.
How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
♥Remember that when you leave feedback on purchased resources at Teachers Pay Teachers, you earn Teachers Pay Teachers Credits!
♥Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button.
♥Simply click it and you will be taken to a page where you can give a quick rating and leave a short comment for the product.
Be sure to stay up to date on my latest products by following me at my Teachers Pay Teachers Store: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/The-Happy-Learning-Den.
Close Read Homework Assignment & Rubric
by Sandra Dobrin
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License