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The Hixson Network Blog: Verbs for Acquisition, Meaning Making, and Transfer

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Common Core & Close Reading: An Outcome not a Reading Strategy

Common Core & Close Reading: An Outcome not a Reading Strategy | Close Reading | Scoop.it
Seems like everywhere I go, educators are asking "What is this 'close reading' thing and how do I teach it?" The buzz on close reading has become so great that many think close reading is simply an...

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, April 8, 2013 3:22 PM

I love this point from Dr. Dea:  Therefore, I suggest two types of close reading for such [scrupulously written] documents: one that values the rhetorical or literary nature of the text–art and a second that explores the relationship of the art within the frame–the disciplinary context.

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Common Core has teachers "close reading" and rethinking text

Common Core has teachers "close reading" and rethinking text | Close Reading | Scoop.it
Try telling kids you’re going to read like writers,”“We had to change the way [they] thought about text.Teachers needed to change their planning and get to know their texts really well.”teach close reading in all classes, not just EnglishCommon Core-aligned texts... are harder than any their students have faced before.With a focus on textual evidence under the new standards, “there’s a real ‘right is right’ approach that I’ve never felt as an ELA teacher.”“The teacher is prompting and coaching as compared to direct teaching,” “And that means teachers giving up control. That’s hard.”“The focus on questions could be really helpful to us.”finding texts is one of the hardest parts of adapting classes to the new standards.
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