Three Close Reading activities are included and can be edited! Trace the development of Hester Prynne over the course of The Scarlet Letter. Each Close Reading examines a key descriptive passage of Hester from Chapters 2, 13, and 18. The activity guides your students through color marking for key words and phrases that describe Hester, identification of the narrator's tone, and short answer questions that analyze and synthesize. Passages are included - just print and teach!