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Helping Students Read Closely: When to Notice & Note

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Close reading is one of the buzz words that is being emphasized with the Common Core Learning Standards. By close reading I am interpreting as the reading, rereading, and analysis of text for the p...

Via Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry, Tracee Orman, Mary Reilley Clark
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Students need to develop the skills to notice/note what is important -- in literature and in non-fiction -- by themselves. This is a tool that can help learn how to do this and also to practice doing it.

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Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, January 6, 2014 6:56 PM

I am a longtime fan of Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. This blog gives a quick rundown of the basic tenets of their highly popular book, Notice and Note and shares an instructional activity. You'll want to go out and buy the book!

Dr. Angela C Gordon's curator insight, January 24, 2014 2:40 PM

Close reading using Six Signposts! Great strategy!!

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Welcome to the Verizon Thinkfinity Community! This page is a great place to start: ask questions, join in a discussion, search groups, and make friends.
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Wonderful vocabualry resources, as well as useful questions.

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"A Raisin in the Sun": The Quest for the American Dream | EDSITEment

"A Raisin in the Sun": The Quest for the American Dream | EDSITEment | A Raisin In the Sun | Scoop.it
"A Raisin in the Sun," by Lorraine Hansberry is the focal point for discussion of "The American Dream" as students explore how the social, educational, economical and political climate of the 1950s affected African Americans' quest for the good...
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Helping Students Read Closely: When to Notice & Note

Helping Students Read Closely: When to Notice & Note | A Raisin In the Sun | Scoop.it
Close reading is one of the buzz words that is being emphasized with the Common Core Learning Standards. By close reading I am interpreting as the reading, rereading, and analysis of text for the p...

Via Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry, Tracee Orman, Mary Reilley Clark
Linda Burke Dooling's insight:

Students need to develop the skills to notice/note what is important -- in literature and in non-fiction -- by themselves. This is a tool that can help learn how to do this and also to practice doing it.

more...
Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, January 6, 2014 6:56 PM

I am a longtime fan of Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. This blog gives a quick rundown of the basic tenets of their highly popular book, Notice and Note and shares an instructional activity. You'll want to go out and buy the book!

Dr. Angela C Gordon's curator insight, January 24, 2014 2:40 PM

Close reading using Six Signposts! Great strategy!!