This close reading packet includes worksheets that will help students look deep within the text. There are 52 worksheets that can be used prior, during, and after reading a text. These worksheets will aid students in close reading and looking beyond the words within the text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe how words and phrases help understand the text.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in the text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, and plot.