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What Close Reading Actually Means | Grant Wiggins

What Close Reading Actually Means | Grant Wiggins | Reading and the Common Core | Scoop.it
What Close Reading Actually Means

 

Thus, what “close reading” really means in practice is disciplined re-reading of inherently complex and worthy texts.


As Tim Shanahan puts it in his helpful blog entry, “Because challenging texts do not give up their meanings easily, it is essential that readers re-read such texts,” while noting that “not all texts are worth close reading.”


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Charles Fischer's curator insight, May 20, 2013 2:55 AM

Close reading can be done very successfully through Socratic Seminar. The key is to have complex texts, interpretive questions and then unrelenting follow-up questions to dig deeper.

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Common Core and ELLs: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Common Core and ELLs: An Interdisciplinary Approach | Reading and the Common Core | Scoop.it
With so much to cover in one short (though it may not always feel like it) school year, one way to ensure students are well rounded and still working within the CCSS is through an interdisciplinary approach.

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A team approach to learning.

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Max Arias's curator insight, November 20, 2013 2:31 PM

A new perspective for educating 

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Commonalities: Math, Science, ELA

Commonalities: Math, Science, ELA | Reading and the Common Core | Scoop.it

http://nstahosted.org/pdfs/ngss/PracticesVennDiagram.pdf

 


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Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, May 23, 2013 10:13 AM

Love that someone is visually capturing the "habits of mind" Common Core Standards promulgate!

Sayles Yourhistoryteacher's curator insight, July 30, 2014 2:18 PM

All courses must come together under common core, take note on how this is done