Close Reading in the classroom can be really helpful in increasing student comprehension and understanding! If you've ever wondered "What is Close Reading?" and wanted to know some easy-to-implement Close Reading strategies and steps, this blog post is for you! Close Reading annotations, lessons, activities, passages, posters and more help you get started on the right track today!

Ready to take close reading to the next level? Use the six Close Reading steps included here to guide your students to a deeper understanding of text.

These Close Reading symbol charts & bookmarks are a must have during your close reading lessons! The file includes charts (2 color and 2 blackline masters) and bookmarks (1 color and 1 blackline master). You can use these as anchor charts, as posters, in notebooks, or in your students' close reading folder.

Close Reading Symbols Posters & Bookmarks, ANY Topic, Fall, Autumn

Use these Close Reading symbol charts & bookmarks with your BACK TO SCHOOL read alouds to introduce close reading. The file includes charts color and 2 blackline masters) and bookmarks color and 1 blackline master). You can use these as anchor c

CLOSE READING anchor chart

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Teach Your Child to Read - Anchor chart for close reading. Second Grade Nest: Close Reading in the Classroom Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Reading Strategies Mini Anchor Charts

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill

Check It Off! | 21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

Close reading - here is a fun little freebie to get you started or help you along the way.

Close Reading: How I was Seduced (and a freebie

Close reading allows students to deep deeper when reading texts. It creates a better understanding of the material and ultimately improves active reading skills.

This is a great resource that teachers can help their students to use in understanding a text and comprehending it. There are six different categories with specific teaching points under each of them to help students better navigate the text.

Questions to Ask About Reading

Although its geared for school.It's still a good reminder to use when writing in all things. Nice freebie to send home with students to help parents with what kinds of questions to ask during or after reading.

Our "Close Reading" Annotation Symbols.  In our class, we call it "Reading with a pencil".  For this unit of study we focused on "?", "!", and  "✭".

Reading With Pen in Hand: Teaching Annotation in Close Reading

This is awesome since i will be doing many close reading lessons "Close Reading" Annotation Symbols. In our class, we call it "Reading with a pencil". For this unit of study we focused on "?

FREE:  CLOSE Reading strategy and graphic organizer for the elementary reading classroom.  TeacherKarma.com

FREE: CLOSE Reading strategy and graphic organizer for the elementary reading classroom. This may be for teachers, but it's helpful for us college students,too!

Ruby Bridges Close Reading Passage and Mini Unit FREE! This Ruby Bridges Close Reading Packet includes a differentiated reading passage and 5 days of Close Reading Activities. I LOVE this FREEBIE!   Ruby Bridges | Close Reading | Ruby Bridges Reading | Shelly Rees

Ruby Bridges Close Reading Passage and Mini Unit FREE! This Ruby Bridges Close Reading Packet includes a differentiated reading passage and 5 days of Close Reading Activities. I LOVE this FREEBIE!

Love this idea!!! Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading!  Also terrific for test prep for older grades.  Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.

Close Reading Highlighter Labels

Love this idea! Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.

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