This file is a 17 page download for directions on leading a close reading group with elementary students. This file talks you through 8 steps for your students to use while reading slowly and closely with a book.
Included you will find the following:
What is a Close Reading?
1 passage before the reading.
1 example of what the passage might look like after the reading.
Steps 1-8 posters (I put into a flip book for my guided reading table)
A Printable Bookmark with all of the steps & directions
This is a file that can be used with both fiction and nonfiction books, poetry and articles.
It is a perfect way to teach your students to think and prove their thoughts while reading!