Close Reading Strategies

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Close Reading strategies aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Pins on this board are designed to help with the implementation of close reading in elementary school and beyond.

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Read this post to learn how to implement close reading in science and grab a freebie! Close reading in science class? This post shares strategies and a free resource for implementing close reading in science instruction. 7th Grade Science, Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Elementary Education, Science Resources, Science Lessons, Science Education

How to Implement Close Reading in Science {Free Resource} - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

Close reading in science class? This post shares strategies and a free resource for implementing close reading in science instruction.

Reading FREEBIE helps keep track of where you are while Close Reading! GREAT to hang up in your room for the students to get a visual reminder of where you are! Reading Intervention, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Comprehension Activities, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Reading Resources

Hot Topics (In MY Classroom!)

Hi! I'm Susie! I'm a curriculum developer at Panicked Teacher. On my blog, I share classroom tips, teaching ideas and upper elementary resources.

Introducing "Contrasts and Contradictions" with a short video and a picture book - Using the short film Presto as an example of Contrasts and Contradictions when close reading. Close Reading Strategies, Reading Resources, Whole Brain Teaching, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Notice And Note, 6th Grade Reading, Reading Anchor Charts, Mentor Texts

Contrasts and Contradictions

We finally began looking at the Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading signposts this week, starting with the tried and true Contrasts and Contradictions. I wanted to share with you a few of the things we did in class that helped the students to really grasp the idea of a character acting out of the norm for that particular character. To introduce the signpost to my fifth graders, I began with the "Thank You, Ma'am" lesson in the book. I highly recommend purchasing the book and…

Students to Close Read When You Can't Mark the Text Performing in Education: Teaching Students to Close Read. When you can't mark the text!Performing in Education: Teaching Students to Close Read. When you can't mark the text! 7th Grade Reading, 8th Grade Ela, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Reading Resources, Guided Reading, Teaching Language Arts

Teaching Students to Close Read When You Can't Mark the Text

Interested in trying close reading with your class but not sure how to implement it without marking the text? Check out these strategies for annotating text

Consumable I Read to Write Kits from Zaner-Bloser. Good program to get your kids using text dependent questions and close reading. Request a free sample for your class in post. Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Close Reading Strategies, Text Dependent Questions, Teacher Stuff, Language Arts, School Stuff, Teaching Ideas, Texts

I Read to Write

Upper elementary blog with practical, rigorous, classroom tested ideas to implement with your students.

Struggling Readers Take Home Book for Comprehension Practice - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Help, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Free Reading

Struggling Readers Take Home Book for Reading Strategies - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

Sometimes struggling readers need a bit more support to apply reading strategies. Grab free reading strategy printables to make a FREE take-home book!

Understanding Close Reading: Part 1 - What is Close Reading?- Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini Cloze Reading, Reading Response, Reading Intervention, Guided Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Close Reading Strategies, Reading Resources

Understanding Close Reading: Part 1 - What is Close Reading? - Young Teacher Love

I’m back for my next installment on close reading! I am so excited to FINALLY share what I have been working so hard on. A few weeks back, I asked my Facebook followers to rate their understanding and knowledge of close reading. I was shocked to learn that so many teachers didn’t really know much […]

Annotating a text to show evidence of foreshadowing.kids just write thoughts down when they notice it. Worked GREAT in my class. Shapes Worksheet Kindergarten, School Worksheets, Free Printable Worksheets, Printables, 6th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Ninth Grade, Seventh Grade, Guided Reading

Foreshadowing {in Tuck Everlasting}

Upper elementary blog with practical, rigorous, classroom tested ideas to implement with your students.

Morning Work Idea - Winter Science of Snowflakes English Language Arts Print and Go Freebie! 5th Grade Ela, 4th Grade Writing, 4th Grade Science, 5th Grade Reading, Teaching Science, Fourth Grade, Science Classroom, Classroom Resources, Third Grade

English Language Arts Print and Go Freebie - Young Teacher Love

Happy snow day everyone! Well…at least to my midwest and northeast friends, right?! BRR! It is cold! I hope you are all staying safe and warm! And to my friends in the south, or wherever you are that’s warm, we are all very jealous! This has been my view for the last two days: I […]

Close reading doesn't have to be scary! Here are 12 helpful tips for implementing close reading in your classroom. Close Reading Strategies, Close Reading Activities, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Tips, Teaching Ideas, Reading Resources

12 Tips for Implementing Close Reading

One of the reasons I did not dig into close reading sooner is that it seemed really intimidating. But, it turns out that while it does go deep - way beyond traditional comprehension - it is not all that mysterious. Once you learn the key pieces - what makes close reading close reading - it becomes less intimidating and more intriguing (or at least it

See a detailed description of weekly close reading in the classroom. Use this guide for meaningful close reading teaching in your own classroom. Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Process, Reading Intervention, Cloze Reading, Teaching Literature

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into even closer readers.

Close Reading: Part 1 - What is Close Reading Understanding Close Reading: Part 1 – What is Close Reading?Understanding Close Reading: Part 1 – What is Close Reading? Close Reading Strategies, Reading Resources, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, What Is Close Reading, Text Complexity, Levels Of Understanding, 5th Grade Reading, Common Core Reading

Understanding Close Reading: Part 1 - What is Close Reading? - Young Teacher Love

I’m back for my next installment on close reading! I am so excited to FINALLY share what I have been working so hard on. A few weeks back, I asked my Facebook followers to rate their understanding and knowledge of close reading. I was shocked to learn that so many teachers didn’t really know much […]

Having the students write the purpose for their reading of nonfiction text is a good way to get them to be more specific in their close reading. Close Reading Strategies, Reading Resources, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, 5th Grade Classroom, Social Studies, Nonfiction, Language Arts, Literacy

Nonfiction Text: Reading with a Purpose

Upper elementary blog with practical, rigorous, classroom tested ideas to implement with your students.

Need homework to prepare your students for the state assessment? This Common Core Reading Homework is perfect for meaningful practice of the standards. Reading Homework, Reading Response, Reading Intervention, Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Questions, Reading Passages

Common Core Reading Homework Review for Upper Elementary

Need homework to prepare your students for the state assessment? This Common Core Reading Homework is perfect for meaningful practice of the standards.

Reading Companion: Miss Nelson is Missing A free companion for Miss Nelson is Missing to help guide close reading in your classroom. The companion includes graphic organizers and questions for first, second, and third reads. Close Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Reading Groups, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Projects

Close Reading | Tales from Outside the Classroom

A look at Close Reading and how to implement it in the classroom.

This standards-based (both CCSS and TEKS) lesson study of the literary element of Conflict will have your students learning about, discussing, and . 5th Grade Reading, Kids Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Close Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Describing Characters

Teaching about Story Conflict

Not sure if you are noticing a pattern here with my posts, but I am seriously working on fiction and narrative in my class. I just feel like getting them to really understand literature well enough to then have to write about and like it (on THE TEST at the end of the year) is going to take a lot of front loading and targeted instruction on my part. So this week, we focused on *conflict* in a story. We have tackled plot, character, and setting, so it seemed only natural that conflict would…