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Cose Reading

Close Reading Steps
Students have been working on reading comprehension strategies.
Below are the steps for a close reading which enhances a student's understanding of the material.

Close Reading Steps

1.Number all the paragraphs
2.Underline, highlight, and circle…with a purpose
3.Annotate the text:
Left Margin - What is the author saying?
Write a one sentence summary of the paragraph
Right Margin – Dig deeper into the text
Write down your Questions or “I wonder”