Monthly Archives: February 2014

Close Reading…

Read the linked article from the SmartBlog on Education.  The author reminds us that close reading is not the goal in and of itself but rather a means to enhance comprehension. Like any reading strategy, it can be overused or

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More for Middle School…

Want to get kids thinking? Follow this link to an article from a middle-school literacy coach’s blog: http://middleschoolteachertoliteracycoach.blogspot.com/2014/01/unscrewing-our-thinking-caps.html

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Close Reading in Middle School

from the Choice Literacy newsletter…some ideas for reading complex text with middle-grade students: http://www.choiceliteracy.com/articles-detail-view.php?id=1789

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