This lesson is a great to help teach your class what it looks like to close read a short passage. Choose any poem, story, or passage that is no longer than a page or two. This is a great opportunity to use more complex text that students may not be able to read independently.
Great way to began teaching close reading discussions with your class helping the student reach and exceed the common core standards.
Most of all, students have the opportunity to reread the text three to five times depending on home many times you come back together as a class. You get to help your students create an intellectual community!
Included in this packet:
- Teacher Directions
- Student Worksheet for Questions or Confusion
- Student Worksheet for Cooperative Learning Discussion and Question Building
- Student Worksheet for Individuals to use as Reading Response