Close Reading: Teaching How to Think


Guide students how to think when reading by teaching close reading skills. Here is a free printable set of helpful worksheets and organizers to help students reflect on their thinking while reading. Students will determine the main idea, author’s purpose, find important vocabulary words and make connections.

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Teach How to Think with Close Reading

You can teach students how to think through difficult texts by using close reading skills. Students learn to identify different things as they read. When they put it all together they have a greater understanding of the content. These printables will help you teach each step…

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