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Infographic: 5 Tips for Teaching Close Reading (and 5 Things to Watch Out For!) > Eye On Education

Infographic: 5 Tips for Teaching Close Reading (and 5 Things to Watch Out For!) > Eye On Education | We Teach Social Studies | Scoop.it
The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren ...
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Purposeful Annotation: A "Close Reading" Strategy that Makes Sense | Teaching the Core

Purposeful Annotation: A "Close Reading" Strategy that Makes Sense | Teaching the Core | We Teach Social Studies | Scoop.it
In this post, Dave Stuart Jr. unpacks the simple, straightforward strategy that folks in his classroom call "purposeful annotation."
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Thoughtful blog post on the 'why' and 'how' to use annotation in your classroom.  

- "We want to help them get the hang of annotating as they read keeping their purpose for reading in the front of their mind."

-"Fight relentlessly against this becoming busywork"

-"You’ll know you’re doing purposeful annotation right when looking back on your annotations after reading results in an easier time with the post-reading task"

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