Help your students deepen their analytical skills with thirty (30) engaging Close Reading Poetry Task Cards. Product includes prominent poems that are often seen on standardized tests and provides deep thinking questions that sharpen inferencing and interpretative skills. Watch your students turn into "college professors" as they practice sharing and supporting critical thinking by citing textual evidence and identifying overall thematic messages.
Close reading is a high yield strategy that ensures maximum literary benefits and proficiency as seen in increased test scores. Task cards can be used individually, in pairs, small groups, or whole group instruction.
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