Close Reading activity created by the House of Roush to aid students in comprehending and analyzing elements of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Structured in a PDP Cornell Note sheet, the text is printed on the right hand side of the sheet and Close Reading questions are on the left.
Teacher directions for Close Reading
20 Close Reading questions
11 identified vocabulary words
**new addition: brief comparison Close Read with the song "Glory" from the movie Selma; a more detailed version is listed separately in my store
Close Reading questions cover a variety of Common Core standards and include topics such as: reading for author's purpose, interpreting literary devices, identifying allusions, paraphrasing, inferring from the text, using textual evidence to support interpretations, and online research.