This book answers our biggest questions - top among them how close reading relates to text complexity and strategic reading comprehension and where it fits in with existing literacy practices.
It delivers practical ideas on how to import close reading into daily planning, including how to -
connect close reading with other instructional practices;
select rich texts and plan for initial close reading lessons;
deliver initial and follow up close reading lessons;
engage students in peer practice after close reading;
coordinate comprehension strategies and use close reading to deepen student's independent reading.