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This Close Reading Tool Kit is perfect to introduce your students to what close reading really is. This tool kit includes teacher guides and anchor charts for teacher use, as well as for student use. Students will learn what close reading is, why we need to use close reading strategies, and what close reading looks like. Students will learn how to close read with informational texts, as well as fictional texts. Also included in this tool kit are student bookmarks for informational and fictional texts that have questions for each genre to guide student thinking during reading.
Ways to use this tool kit:
*whole-group reinforcement of close reading
*teacher modeling of close reading strategies and metacognitive thinking
*small-group close reading
*guided reading time