Close Reading Strategies That Work: 5 Ways to Teach Close Reading in Secondary ELA

Close reading is an integral and essential component of the common core standards. Close reading asks students to not only read a text for basic comprehension and understanding, but to really read the text, dig deeply into the text, and make connections with the text. Here is a look at close reading strategies that are effective and engaging in the middle school ELA and high school English classroom. 

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