This CLOSE READ lesson is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. This lesson includes three days of lessons for the article; Friend Request Me! (article included) as well as a performance task with rubric for the fourth day. Each day includes 4-5 text dependent questions with a self assessment to follow. Teacher Notes include student self-assessment explanation, and guidelines for teaching this close reading lesson each day. Each day's lesson includes 4-6 text dependent questions on a student recording sheet as well as a teacher document with expected student responses and specific text evidence provided for you.