5 Tips for Teaching Close Reading (and 5 Things to Watch Out For!) | Honors English I | Scoop.it

Close reading means starting up close and then pulling back to the larger meaning (words to sentences to full text). Tim Shanahan summarizes it well; he says that close reading “is an intensive analysis of a text in order to come to terms with what it says, how it says it, and what it means.”

Via Andrea Zeitz, On K. Joo