June 19, 2015 by

Take a Deep Dive into Close Reading

Closer Reading Banner Inservice 2015[1]All week we have been talking about close reading, its benefits, and how to implement it into the classroom. Equipping students with the tools and processes of close reading sets them on the road to becoming analytical and critical thinkers—and empowered and independent learners. Continue your learning on how to plan, teach, manage, and assess close reading with some of the following resources from ASCD.

Books

A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K–5, by Diane Lapp, Barbara Moss, Maria Grant, and Kelly Johnson

A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades 6–12, by Barbara Moss, Diane Lapp, Maria Grant, and Kelly Johnson

Free Webinars

Free Articles

Tackling Informational Text(November 2013 Educational Leadership theme)

Closing in on Close Reading,by Nancy Boyles (December 2012/January 2013 Educational Leadership)

More Resources That Support In-Depth Text Analysis

Check out these additional ASCD resources and learn how you can foster the skills students must have in order to develop deep and nuanced understanding of complicated content.

Books

close reading books

Videos

close reading videos

PD Online® Courses

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