5 Tips for Teaching Close Reading (and 5 Things to Watch Out For!)

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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.”

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Solid advice.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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