This resource has close read tips and text codes. It includes mini-close reads that are perfect if you are just beginning to conduct close reads in your class. It includes a text about National Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day and Ferris Wheel Day. There is also a short biography of Hunter Hayes paired with section of lyrics from his hit song, "Invisible". These mini-reads can be completed in less than 30 minutes. They are high interest reads designed for my own 5th grade class. They are also suitable for 3rd and 4th grade.