Close Reading: Valentine's Day

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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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The Myth of Cupid and Psyche: Valentine's Day Close Reading Story and Resources

SUBJECT: English, Language Arts, Reading
LEVEL:Upper Elementary, Middle School

Are you searching for ways to empower your students to become independent readers, learners, and thinkers?

Are you searching for ways to engage struggling readers with common core reading strategies?

Are you on the hunt for an engaging Valentine's Day activity that fits seamlessly into your curriculum?

Do you want your students to remain focused while reading, and to become actively involved in the text?

Close Reading is a highly effective Common Core strategy that helps students better understand text; it asks them to dig deeper into what they have been reading, and to back up their thinking with text evidence. This engaging package of resources takes students through the Close Reading process step by step, providing gradual release of responsibility and time for independent practice. Story elements are focused on throughout the activities.

Everything needed to get your students started with Close Reading is included – detailed step by step instructions, annotation guide, reading passages, and graphic organizers. Very little teacher prep is needed – simply print and teach!

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

Close Reading – What it it?: A two page document explaining the Close Reading process, with tips on how to set it up for use in your classroom.

Text Annotation – A Step By Step Guide to Increase Reading Comprehension: Multiple pages of information that teaches students how to effectively annotate text.

Close Reading – Step By Step Guide: Detailed explanation of the Close Reading process, teaching students exactly what they need to do during a first, second, and third reading of a text.

Close Reading – Partner Discussion Tips: A detailed list of tips to enable effective partner discussion during the Close Reading process.

Close Reading – Answer Stems: A detailed list of answer stems, to improve student reading responses and encourage students to provide text evidence to back up their ideas.

Close Reading – Things to Look Out For: A list of things for students to look out for while reading, to aid in the Close Reading process.

"The Myth of Cupid and Psyche" - Close Reading Article and Resources: An original full text story on "The Myth of Cupid and Psyche" is included, as well as detailed graphic organizers with targeted comprehension questions for students to complete after their first, second, and third reading.

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Total Pages
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Close Reading: Valentine's Day
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