Close Reads in the News for Any News Article

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Close Reads are becoming more and more important as we continue to work toward meeting the Common Core State Standards in ELA. Close reading of news articles will help students become more critical consumers of the news.
The pages in this resource will work with any classroom news articles, such as those found in TIME for Kids or Scholastic News. You might even want to try having your students write some of their own!
Included in this resource:
Teacher directions for conducting a News Article Close Read
Student direction page to glue into an Interactive Social Studies Notebook or place in Social Studies binder.
Student notetaking page with headers for writing responses after each of three close reads
Student notetaking page with First, Second, and Third Read labels, no headers
Student notetaking page with blank fields for you to add your own response labels
Simple Rubric for student self-assessment and/or teacher assessment of the News Article Close Read. Of course, you will have your own standards for neatness and appearance. You should establish those with students as you present the rubric.

UPDATED ON AUGUST 27, 2014

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