Close Reading for the Whole Class Easy Strategies for: Choosing Complex Texts ? Creating Text-Dependent Questions ? Teaching Close Reading Lessons

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2015
  • Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching

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Close reading is a key strategy for comprehending the complex texts required by the Common Core. Sandra Athans and Denise Devine unpack this strategy, breaking it down into manageable components and sharing their classroom-tested lessons and teaching tools that guide students step-by-step through close reading grade-level texts. Athans and Devine demonstrate how to

• select appropriate text for instruction

• develop high-level questions to guide student thinking

• teach students to use evidence to support their responses

• facilitate discussion to further deepen student comprehension

• scaffold struggling readers For use with Grades 2-6.

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