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2014 EnglishHigher Close Reading
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Making Reading fun and interactive in the classroom. Objectives for today. What is close reading? Looking at definitions and rationale. Why should the reader be dependent on the text for information? .
University of Illinois at Chicago. www.shanahanonliteracy.com. CCSS set a new comprehension goal. Close reading is not a teaching technique. It is a goal, a desired outcome: we want our children to be able to read text closely; we want them to be close readers.
What is Close Reading? . A way of approaching a text to highlight its internal dynamic. . Follows the Hermeneutic Circle of establishing an interplay between part and whole. . The close reading endeavors to explain the internal linguistic and rhetorical aspects of a short passage. .
Timothy Shanahan. University of Illinois at Chicago. www.shanahanonliteracy.com. Common Core Standards. New standards are ambitious and are asking teachers to engage children in high level interpretation of challenging texts through close reading.
Close reading. Close reading is the skill of . analysing. and interpreting texts. . Text Types. Advertisement. Cartoon. Feature article. Letter of complaint. Novel. Press Release. Song lyrics. Autobiography.
October 23, 2014. Maggie Essig. Laura Heneghan. Evergreen Park School District 124. Have an iPad with you? Download these apps: . PaperPort Notes. Skitch. Sticky Beautiful Notebooks for iPad and iPhone.
Speaking . and . Listening in . the Arts. Close Reading in . Musical Theatre. Workshop Goals. Understand the increased text complexity demands of the CCSS and the value of teaching students to read closely in ELA and the arts .