Teach your students close reading strategies.
This common core aligned packet of worksheets helps guide instruction, small group practice, partner work/discussions, and independent learning to learn strategies for close reading.
Contrasts and Contradictions “Why does the character feel or act this way?”
Aha Moment “Why might this realization be important?”
Tough Questions “What does this tough question make me wonder about?”
Words of the Wiser “How could this advice affect the character?”
Again and Again “Why might the author bring this up again and again?”
Memory Moment “Why might this memory be important?”
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