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How to Rock Your Close Reading Lessons

Close reading is so painful! If this is how you feel about close reading, then this blog post is for you. I love to teach close reading, and I’ve been doing it long enough now that I’ve got a system in place that works very well for my students. I hope this post gives you some good information to take back to your classroom. I’ll also share a close reading freebie at the end! Here’s  the basic procedure that I use for every close reading lesson: Introduce and Predict Introduce the title of the