While many students will develop their own methods to read complicated text, answer high-level questions and respond with written products, many do not. We now know there are numerous strategies to teach close reading with, all of them working in numerous ways to parcel through multiple layers of text complexity. From chunking to note-taking with purpose, participants will gain a repertoire of strategies with which to teach close reading.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Summarize and analyze what it means to read closely with strategy. 
  • Gain insight into the close reading requirements of the National Common Core Standards, and apply them to curriculum.
  • Locate and employ new strategies for teaching close reading to students.

This course is 20 hours