Unlocking Meaning through Close Reading

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Multimedia Details Title: Unlocking Meaning through Close Reading
Creator: Stephane Bolton
Submitted By: Stephane Bolton, Kilby Laboratory School, Lauderdale County

Harlan Elementary School, Florence City Schools


Alabama's College and Career Ready Standards call for close reading of complex text. This podcast explores the definition of close reading to deepen understanding of this important instructional strategy. The components of close reading are also discussed, including the use of annotation. A sample is also provided to offer an example of close reading implementation.

Length: 03:42
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
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