The CCLS has put an emphasis on using the close read strategy to gain a deeper understanding of a text. Use this bundle as a resource of handouts, visuals and graphic organizers to support your students. The close read strategy is one that takes practice and a lot of initial support in order for it to be successful!
In this bundle you will find visuals and graphic organizers to help students with responding to a writing prompt after reading a text. RACES is used as an acroynm to help students attacks a writing prompts one part at a time.