Use this as a handout to help your students as they close read any text. It is helpful when teaching students how to annotate a text that everyone uses the same marks. This will guide students through this process. You may also enlarge it and create a colorful poster to include in your room.
Paper background and text box were created by Emily Wean. Her page can be found at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Emily-Wean