How to Teach Close Reading Infographic
As a teacher, the Common Core State Standards can be a lot to get your mind around. When you take a closer look at the Standards for the English Language Arts, however, it’s clear that the main goal is to get kids to engage with what they’re reading on a deeper level: to ask questions about what they notice, and to answer those questions based on what’s in the text. Another term for this strategy is close reading. The How to Teach Close Reading Infographic explains the strategy in more detail.