Close . . . Closer . . . Closest!
Close Reading. Not in a very long while has a term been freighted with so much responsibility to lead every student to a great future of college and career readiness. Finally, here’s a book that tunes out all of the hubbub and gets down to the business of showing how exactly to “get close reading right.”
Chapter by chapter, Nancy Boyles delivers astoundingly practical ideas on how to
- Connect close reading with other instructional practices
- Select rich texts and plan for initial close reading lessons
- Deliver initial and follow-up close reading lessons
- Coordinate comprehension strategies and close reading