Close Reading in the classroom can be really helpful in increasing student comprehension and understanding! If you've ever wondered "What is Close Reading?" and wanted to know some easy-to-implement Close Reading strategies and steps, this blog post is for you! Close Reading annotations, lessons, activities, passages, posters and more help you get started on the right track today!
Ruby Bridges Close Reading Passage and Mini Unit FREE! This Ruby Bridges Close Reading Packet includes a differentiated reading passage and 5 days of Close Reading Activities. I LOVE this FREEBIE! Ruby Bridges | Close Reading | Ruby Bridges Reading | Shelly Rees
Using a close reading strategy in science is a perfect way for students to comprehend difficult science text and deepen their understanding. This post breaks down how to use close reading with any science text and has a FREE science passage and close reading steps to try it out in your classroom..
This product provides a five day close reading lesson plan for the book: Fly Guy Presents Insects. This lesson is designed for kindergarten but could easily be adapted for first grade. Hope there is something you can use. There are no worksheets provided for this plan.
This 16 page product contains 4 non-fiction close reading articles with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles are about the following animals:-chameleons-giraffes-sea turtles-wolvesI introduce the product with examples of how I use the articles in my personal classroom.
FREE! This close reading freebie is designed to teach your young students about polar bears through either close reading or shared reading experiences. This product includes an informational text that answers the essential question: "Are polar bears good swimmers?" Simple text dependent questions, writing prompts, graphic organizers, and detailed instructions for use are also included.
These Close Reading symbol charts & bookmarks are a must have during your close reading lessons! The file includes charts (2 color and 2 blackline masters) and bookmarks (1 color and 1 blackline master). You can use these as anchor charts, as posters, in notebooks, or in your students' close reading folder.