Free Close Reading Guide and Pencil Flags

Grade Levels
5th - 8th
Formats Included
  • PDF
10 pages


Looking for an interactive and engaging Close Reading Unit? Then, check out this resource --- Close Reading Unit. It’s filled with 3 complex texts, 9 close reading activities, and fun, interactive resources. Check it out HERE.

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This FREE Close Reading Guide is filled with close reading guided notes, annotation instruction, and interactive pencil flags to introduce and reinforce the close reading process.

This FREE Close Reading Guide includes:
• Close Reading Guided Notes
• Close Reading Guided Notes - KEY
• Annotating the Text Guide
• Close Reading Pencil Flags - How-To
• Close Reading Pencil Flags - 3 versions (for copying preferences)
• Teacher Overview

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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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