Close Reading Strategies (4-12)
Are you ready to learn more about close reading strategies and how to help your students become more active, thoughtful, engaged and independent readers? This online, standards-based course introduces and explores the idea of close reading with narrative texts in grades 4-12. Using self-selected novels, teachers will examine and learn how to create effective and engaging lesson plans using close reading, signposts, anchor questions and reading assessments, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Teachers will also learn about rigor, text complexity, structure and text-dependent questions.
NOTE: Required textbooks must be purchased separately.
This course is applicable towards the English Language Arts Teaching Certificate.