Diving In

Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy
January 2015
Principal;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses the potential of close reading in helping students understand complex tests. Topics covered include close reading concepts that were based on the Common State Standards for English Language Arts, ways to help students learn close reading like underlining main ideas, circling complicated words and phrases, and making margin notes to guide in comprehension of the text, and a table showing the qualitative factors of text complexity to aid in close reading.


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