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Evidence in Writing Poster

Use this poster / anchor chart to help your students pull the supporting evidence and details out from the text. Graphics credit: KPM doodles...

Our "Close Reading" Annotation Symbols. In our class, we call it "Reading with a pencil". For this unit of study we focused on "?", "!", and "✭".

Reading With Pen in Hand: Teaching Annotation in Close Reading - WeAreTeachers

Our "Close Reading" Annotation Symbols. In our class, we call it "Reading with a pencil". For this unit of study we focused on "?", "!", and "✭".

{Free} Sticky Note Bookmark to use with students.

It's Already 2014?!?!

It's already 2014?!? Quite a bit into 2014, actually! Wow. I can't believe my first year of teaching is halfway through! It has seriously FLOWN by. It's been so much fun- and so much work! Before I know it, it will be time for the 5th grade writing test, then all the rest of the tests, and then it'll be May and school will be ending! Two weeks into the semester, and I know it's going to be a whirlwind! I didn't get a chance to blog during the holidays, so I've got a backlog of pics to share…

What does close reading look like in Third Grade? « the open book.  This site gives you ideas of what close reading looks like at all grade levels, K-5.

What does close reading look like in Third Grade?

Resident Literacy Expert Jaclyn DeForge discusses how to do a close reading of a third grade level text.

5th Grade teacher uses close reading strategies, student evidence notebooks, and explicit teaching of comprehension skills during a lesson

Close Reading

5th Grade teacher uses close reading strategies, student evidence notebooks, and explicit teaching of comprehension skills during a lesson

Okay....so the definition and the concept of "theme" is confused a bit, but this would be a cool close reading activity for the daybook.

Life in 4B...

'4B' was the code our school secretary used to easily identify our class back when I taught 4th grade. 4 = 4th grade. B = Bongers. I later went on to teach Language Arts at a middle school, so this blog documents the learning we did in reading and writing each day, in addition to many posts from when I taught fourth grade. I figured keeping it all in one place was better than having two separate blogs. One more thing: please feel free to PIN anything you see!

The new Common Core Standards requires students to closely read text and defend their ideas.  Use these bookmarks to help students remember what de...

Common Core Standards Bookmarks

After attending extensive Common Core training, I developed these bookmarks as reminders for the teachers and students that I work with. They are reminders about what to focus on while reading text. My background includes international education, K-8 instruction, remedial instruction, and gifted e...

Close Reading with the iPad

Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with iPads--Part 2

In Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1 , the focus was how to do a close reading . In Part 2, the focus is how to anno...

Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey - text complexity and close readings (step-by-step)

Literacy for Life

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Uncovering "Complex Text" in the Common Core

Uncovering "Complex Text" in the Common Core

Blogger Andrew Miller identifies "complex text" and explains how it fits into the Common Core Standards curriculum.

These teacher reference cards have question stems that support close reading with the three-read process. There are 20 cards for first reading, 20 ...

Common Core Close Reading Cards

These teacher reference cards have question stems that support close reading with the three-read process. There are 20 cards for first reading, 20 cards for second reading, and 20 cards for third reading. Put each set on its own loose-leaf ring. Use for whole group or small group reading. For use w...