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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

This is one of the most comprehensive reports on Close Reading. It brings our focus back to the process involved and the purpose. It is well worth the time it takes to read it Enjoy. Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief.

Building the Habits of Close Reading to Support Comprehension
Close reading is a popular term in elementary education today and a requirement in the new ELA standards. Dr. D. Ray Reutzel, educator and ELA expert, discusses the importance of students' ability to independently comprehend challenging texts and develop the skills and habits of mind necessary to unpack deep, embedded meaning.
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