By 2020 all students will be able to access complex texts and tasks to critically analyze information in order to take a stance, develop a coherent written evidence-based argument, and communicate with confidence and conviction at or above grade-level.
Close Reading Defined:
An investigation of a short piece of text, with multiple readings done over multiple instructional lessons. Through text dependent questions and discussion students are able to analyze and uncover various aspects of the text.
We will use the Common Core's "Three-Part Model" in order to determine the complexity of a given text:
4 Phases of close reading
Each classroom should use these posters as a guide but remake them with your students using grade-appropriate vocabulary.