This introductory lesson teaches and takes students through the steps necessary to complete a close read. Based on many Common Core Standards, close reads help students dig deeper into a text.
* I can read a poem following the steps of a close read.
* I can discuss the steps of a close read with a small group and with the class.
Complete lesson plan is included with all necessary parts!!
* Written Lesson Plan
* Scaffolded Graphic Organizer
* Printable vocab cards
* Student response sheets
* Smartboard or PowerPoint lesson
Lesson plan is written using 3rd grade CCS, but can be used/adapted for grades 2-6