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Common Core Standards call for students to “read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it.”    If you are using INFOhio resources, you may need a user name and password.  You can request it through our automated system at "http://www.infohio.org/getpassword."
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This is Not Close Reading (But we’ll tell you what is)

This is Not Close Reading (But we’ll tell you what is) | Close Reading | Scoop.it
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The article from Instructor (Winter 2014) offers advice for implementing close reading in the classroom. Topics discussed include the introduction of the Common Core State Standards in the U.S., the difference  between close reading and other reading approaches that schools have promoted in the past, and shows how close reading helps students understand the author's message, his tone or perspectives, and the implications of the author's word choices. Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio.

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The article from Instructor (Winter 2014) offers advice for implementing close reading in the classroom. Topics discussed include the introduction of the Common Core State Standards in the U.S., the difference  between close reading and other reading approaches that schools have promoted in the past, and shows how close reading helps students understand the author's message, his tone or perspectives, and the implications of the author's word choices. Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio.

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What’s the Secret to Successful Close Reading? Strategic Preparation and Follow Up

What’s the Secret to Successful Close Reading?  Strategic Preparation and Follow Up | Close Reading | Scoop.it
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The article from Reading Today focuses on the three keys to close reading:  the queries that students search as part of their reading;  the discussions that students must have with one another other as they read and re-read a certain text;  and the post-reading tasks. Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio.

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Points of Entry

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The article from Educational Leadership (Nov. 2013) looks at close reading instruction, establishing the purpose through modeling and thinking aloud.   It focuses specifically on literary nonfiction and information texts in U.S. education.  Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio

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Closing in on Close Reading

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The article from Educational Leadership discusses teaching close reading skills to elementary students Abstract thinking, literary analysis, and reading comprehension are discussed, along with methods for teaching elementary students about concepts such as metaphor, sentence structure, and word choice.  Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio..

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Close Reading of Online Text (INFOhio Pearltree - Digital Literacy)

Close Reading of Online Text   (INFOhio Pearltree - Digital Literacy) | Close Reading | Scoop.it
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A collection of resources, articles and research on close reading of online text.

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What does close reading look like in Third Grade?

What does close reading look like in Third Grade? | Close Reading | Scoop.it
Resident Literacy Expert Jaclyn DeForge discusses how to do a close reading of a third grade level text.

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One is a series of how to do a close reading.  Based on “Baseball Saved Us” by Ken Mohizuki, the author offers some ways to model close reading to third graders.   The website includes links to "What Close Reading looks like in ....other grades?  Excellent article and links for close reading.

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Close Reading of Advertising Promotes Critical Thinking

Close Reading of Advertising Promotes Critical Thinking | Close Reading | Scoop.it
Expert Frank Baker outlines approaches to helping students understand the sources, structure and impacts of commercial marketing in print and visual media.
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Close Reading of Advertising Promotes Critical Thinking.  3rd in a 4 part series by Frank Baker that connects close reading and media literacy.

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Questions for Close Reading

Questions for Close Reading | Close Reading | Scoop.it
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Close reading is a fundamental skill for students when it comes to critical thinking.  These questions are a good resources to help students look closely at text.

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Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading

Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading | Close Reading | Scoop.it
Help your students navigate the ins and outs of close reading as they learn to purposefully read and analyze complex informational text.
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The author offers some practical how to tips on helping students meet the challenge of close reading.

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Close Reading of Texts

An overview of what we mean by "close reading" -- as part of the shifts in the Common Core
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Wonderful simply visual on Close Reading

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Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1

Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1 | Close Reading | Scoop.it

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How does text complexity build literacy skills?   Learn more about close reading, text complexity and how to help students build these skills in this blog.

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Cathie Cooper's curator insight, May 20, 2013 2:42 PM

Great guide to creating questions to use as evidence of learning.  Focus on key ideas, essential quesitons and their understanding.

Mrs. Beamer's curator insight, August 20, 2014 10:51 AM

very comprehensive

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Close Reading Without Tears

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The article from Educational Leadership presents an in-depth examination into close reading instruction at various age and education levels. Topics addressed include the importance of close reading instruction within the U.S. Common Core State Standards, the successful integrating of text complexity and thematic coherence in instruction, and the role of student motivation within reading instruction. Additional mention is given to the use of picture book sets and college-preparation level lessons.  Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio. 

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What Students Can Do When the Reading Gets Rough

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The article from Educational Leadership (November 2013) discusses techniques for students to improve reading comprehension and close-reading skills including self-monitoring in students, student engagement, student reading assessment, and note-taking.  Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio. 

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Close Reading in Elementary Schools

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In this article from Reading Teacher the authors identify the components of close reading and ways to implement close reading in elementary schools   Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio.

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ISearch

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Find reliable information for your research projects with just one search. Use the tabs to find encyclopedia, newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, primary source documents, videos, and ebooks at your reading level. ISearch makes it easier for teachers and  tudents to  locate information for close reading assignments and meet the learning needs of individual students. 

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Close Reading in Elementary Schools

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"Close reading is a recommended instructional approach to meet the challenges of teaching complex texts. But close readings are more common in high school and college than in elementary schools"   This article from Reading Teacher discusses how the components of close reading can be modified for elementary schools.  Found in EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection offered at no cost to Ohio educators through INFOhio

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Symbaloo

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I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo?
INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's insight:

Check out this great collection of resources for the Common Core created by INFOhio.

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INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's curator insight, July 15, 2014 10:45 PM

Check out this great collection of resources for the Common Core created by INFOhio.

INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's curator insight, July 15, 2014 10:46 PM

Check out this great collection of resources for the Common Core created by INFOhio.

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Close Reading (INFOhio on Pinterest)

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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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Check out the Close Reading Pinterest Board from INFOhio.  It includes links to articles, websites, tools and more about academic vocabulary, Common Core and instructional strategies

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CLOSE READING: Connecting Growing Readers to Texts Responsively

CLOSE READING: Connecting Growing Readers to Texts Responsively | Close Reading | Scoop.it
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This blog includes some strategies for close reading strategies with before, during and after reading techniques.

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Defining "Deep Reading" and "Text-Dependent Questions"

Defining "Deep Reading" and "Text-Dependent Questions" | Close Reading | Scoop.it
In my English 10 class, I used to teach a lesson about satire through Dr. Seuss’ The Butter Battle Book.  To begin this lesson, I would tell students, “While this is, on one hand, a children’s book...
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A blog entry about making changes in the way that teachers have students read text and develop understanding.

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Strategies for Close Reading and Critical Reflection

Strategies for Close Reading and Critical Reflection | Close Reading | Scoop.it
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This wiki includes strategies for close reading, steps to follow, specific tips for different types of materials and links to more information.  A sample document showing close reading techniques is included.

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Close Reading Model Lessons

Close Reading Model Lessons | Close Reading | Scoop.it
Common Core-aligned lesson sets with explanatory annotations.
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Chose from several reading exemplars to find Common Core aligned close reading lessons.  View the list for various grade levels.

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