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Close Reading

The Reader
  • 391 Pages
  • 3.98 MB
  • English

Duke University Press
Literary studies: general, English-speaking countries, Books and reading, Literary Criticism, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Theory, etc, British Isles, History and criticism, American - General, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Literary Studies/Criticism & T, American literature, English liter
ContributionsFrank Lentricchia (Editor), Andrew DuBois (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9892215M
ISBN 100822330393
ISBN 139780822330394

Read Falling in Love with Close Reading and discover that the benefits and joy of close reading don't have to stop at the edge of the page. Read a sample from the book to learn more about Chris and Kate's close-reading ritual for students and for an annotated text that shows how it by: 6.

Close Reading promotes careful analysis of text while building the 21st century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. With Close Reading Packs, students consider a Key Question as they read passages on a common topic, and then participate in small-group and whole-class discussions.

Reading about Close Reading • Notice & Note by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst. $ Featuring six complete lessons, this book also covers everything you need to know about text complexity, rigor, and text-dependent questions.

Here’s how to engage your students in close reading with illustrations: Pictures with a Purpose. When you’re using a picture book, the purpose is still paramount. Setting a purpose puts students in the driver’s seat, so to speak, and shapes what they notice and focus on during the reading.

HMH Collections Textbooks. But most essays, especially academic essays, begin with a close reading of some kind of text—a painting, a movie, an event—and usually with that of a written text. When you close read, you observe facts and details about the text.

You may focus on a particular passage, or on the text as a whole. Close Reading. Close Reading is a central focus on the Common Core and many other new, specific state standards. Close Reading is a skill that requires students to determine purpose and notice features and language used by the author so that they can think thoughtfully and methodically about the details in the text and why they were used.

Aug 31,  · Close reading is far from a simple task, but don’t be afraid to try it. Today I’m sharing a set of free close reading bookmarks and a close reading lesson to give you the confidence you need.

How to teach a close reading lesson. Choose your text. Apr 10,  · By Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski.

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In our new book Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners, we use two analogies to help our students gain an understanding of what close reading means. Larry loves to play basketball. When he plays “pick-up” ball with his friends, they are loose on observing Close Reading book the rules.

Home; Close Read Passages Close Read Passages Overview Tips Passages for Teaching 21st Century Skills. Close Reading Close Reading book careful analysis of text while building the 21st century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

Close Reading book Jul 26,  · If you’re not familiar with the book Notice and Note by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst, it encourages readers to take notice of key “sign posts” throughout the text. This display brings that concept to life in a classroom.

Try close reading song lyrics. The principles behind close reading can be applied to media, songs and videos too. Feb 07,  · Video #23 - Close Reading Close reading is an important component of the Common Core.

But how do you teach it. This video focuses on teaching students to look at. I have heard close reading called 'abusing the text' and that it kills the joy of reading, which is probably true in many classrooms. Close reading is like salt. A little is a very good thing - a lot, not such a good idea.

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I think this is especially true with literature because most kids (and adults, too) gravitate toward fiction when reading for pleasure. A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K-5 Paperback – January 30, by Diane Lapp (Author), Barbara Moss (Author), Maria Grant (Author), & out of 5 stars 13 ratings.

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 2. In Falling in Love with Close Reading, Christopher Lehman and Kate Roberts show us that it can be rigorous, meaningful, and joyous.

You’ll empower students to not only analyze texts but to admire the craft of a beloved book, study favorite songs and videogames. Close Reading of a Literary Passage. To do a close reading, you choose a specific passage and analyze it in fine detail, as if with a magnifying glass.

You then comment on. Close reading should leave you considering thought-provoking messages that go beyond the text. Close read-worthy texts include enough complex ideas worthy of exploring and discussing to sustain one or more days of instruction. According to Tim Shanahan, close reading is a multi.

Winter/January Close Reading Strategies and story Stretchers. Keep your students reading with 4 great books for January: The Snowy Day, The Mitten, Snowmen at Night, and Snowmen at Reading is such a great way to increase comprehension and vocabulary knowledge while fostering a 4/4(1).

Mar 29,  · How to Close Read. Close reading is often taught in literature classes in school. Mastering the art of close reading enables you to engage more fully with anything you're reading. The goal is to think critically and develop a deeper.

These bookmarks will help students gain independence with the Common Core process of reading texts closely. The first bookmark is meant to review the purpose and steps of close reading. The second bookmark gives students codes for "talking to the text" with a pencil as they read.

These codes were 4/4(50). Elementary Close Reading Practice Passages, Grades - Free English learning and teaching resources from Varsity Tutors.

Take a close look at that goofy children's book you chose to bring in to class. How does the book construct gender. Examine and explain, in detail, how male and female characters are presented through imagery, plot, and dialogue and how those presentations help construct or challenge gender stereotypes.

Write your ideas in a quick. Yes, I wrote the foreword for this book, but you have to know I wouldn't have agreed to do so if I didn't love the book. I am weary of the term "close reading" and alarmed by how close reading is being corrupted into a reading program at the expense of meaningful reading experiences and /5.

How to plan, teach, and manage close reading sessions across the academic disciplines, including the kinds of questions to ask and the kinds of support to provide.

How to assess close reading and help all students—regardless of linguistic, cultural, or academic background—connect deeply with what they read and derive meaning from complex texts.

This Close Reading Passages of Literature Worksheet is suitable for 9th - 12th Grade. Encourage kids to think deeply about what they are reading with five thought-provoking questions about one passage. After choosing a passage that is intriguing or confusing to them, learners write a summary, explain what they like or dislike about it, note any unfamiliar words, and make connections between 5/5.

Nov 11,  · What Close Reading Actually Means. Here is Anchor Standard 1: a maxim of close reading. The bulk of the book describes dozens of practical tips, with examples, for how to annotate texts and develop better habits of active reading in pursuit of the answers to these reader questions.

It was not my favorite moment in the book or the problem of the story. Within those classroom walls, I picked a paragraph (or a page or a few pages) that would build knowledge, either content knowledge or structural knowledge.

Selecting excerpts for close reading is one type of instruction teachers can do to transform their classrooms into. and footholds in the material, and make sense of it. In general, “close reading” simply means analyzing a text—be it a photograph, a short story, a poem, a scholarly essay, an operation manual, a tax form, a television commercial—very carefully, crystallizing main close reading is the following: 1.

book, Falling in Love with Close Reading: Lessons for Analyzing Texts—and Life, will be one part of your conversation this year. Using This Study Guide This study guide is written to support an active study of your students and your instruction.

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The focus of close reading should be on what the author presents, and not on anything else. Nobody reads a book just for the exercise of reading a book. And a book isn't a mine to be stripped or a crime scene to be investigated.

It's more like a still life to be examined and appreciated, a painting of such moving details that one lingers. Organizing your close-reading essay In writing your close-reading essay, you may wish to start by introducing the book and describing your chosen passage’s importance within it.

You could then offer relevant details to support your thesis. Questions you raise may appear as part of your conclusion, suggesting avenues for further thought and study.Dec 04,  · What is close reading?

If you look around Pinterest at anchor charts about close reading, it gets really overwhelming really fast! It seems like it’s about every reading strategy you’ve ever seen all put together at the same time.

How the heck do you craft a lesson around that? It’s time to take the rocket science out of close reading!So in my opinion, close reading isn’t something brand new that requires us to throw out everything we know about reading instruction–it’s a natural evolution of the way teachers have taught for decades.

There is no one set way or “right” way for teaching kids to do close reading.