Close Reading requires rereading. Students will need to reread text several times with specific purposes in mind. “Not Again!” I bet you can anticipate the groans, "But, we've already read this." So, what can you do to keep students' interest during several Close Readings of the same text? Here are a few suggestions!
Happy 2016! As we all look ahead at the new year, it is the perfect time to reflect on the successes of the past and plan for the successes of the future. Here are a few successes I've seen in classrooms around the world, and here are a few resolutions I am making for success in 2016!