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Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi

Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
Close Read Unit - Gift of the Magi
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This close reading unit is designed to be used along with the short story Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. The close read follows a 1st, 2nd, 3rd read format covering multiple critical thinking and literature analysis skills.

This unit would be used to reinforce important techniques including: summarizing, text dependent questioning with extended response formatting, analyzing point of view, text structure, theme, and figurative language, and the task of literary analysis.

Overall, this unit would comprise a week of explicit instruction, guided instruction, and independent instruction.

The piece includes:

17-slide PowerPoint presentation with teacher notes and examples included
Read 1, 2, and 3 student worksheets with extended response and guided note formatting
Teachers Guide with CCSS alignment included
PDF of close read (Gift of the Magi)
Common Themes in Literature Handout
Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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