Ensure all learners become successful close readers. In this powerful resource, the authors examine how to select appropriate complex texts and design instruction to meet the needs of every student. Explore grade-specific classroom scenarios that illustrate how to scaffold lessons to foster close reading and deepen comprehension at all stages of K–12 education.
Part I: Background and Planning Information
Chapter 1: Understanding Close Reading
Chapter 2: Identifying Text Complexity
Chapter 3: Making Decisions That Support Close Reading Instruction
Chapter 4: Assessing During Close Reading
Part II: Instructional Scenarios
Chapter 5: Understanding What the Text Says Through Differentiated Scaffolds
Chapter 6: Understanding How the Text Works Through Differentiated Scaffolds
Chapter 7: Understanding What the Text Means Through Differentiated Scaffolds
Chapter 8: Supporting Knowledge Demands With Differentiated Scaffolds
Appendix A: Instructional Scenario Chart
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