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Here's what you need to know about our
Close Reading Lessons!
They address ALL of the Common Core Language Arts Standards
Each close reading increases in Depth of Knowledge
They involve reading and re-reading the text, each time with a different purpose.

Why we don't use generic question prompts to teach close reading.
Are your close reading texts relevant to students' lives?
How does close reading develop cognitive rigor?

The Close Reading Planning Guide Foldable
This four-tab Close Reading Planning Guide Foldable®
can be a quick reference guide as you plan your own close reading lessons.

Close Reading LessonsSalt in His Shoes

The engaging story, Salt in His Shoes, will hook all students with the tale of young Michael Jordan (who struggled at basketball!) and how he achieved his dream through goal setting, perseverance, practice, and self-discipline, all great lessons for anytime of the year!