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Revisiting a Closer Look at “Close” Reading

Falling in Love with Close ReadingBy Lynne R. Dorfman

* As we look at strategies that work in our classrooms, we thought it was time for another look at “close” reading. So this week, we’re reposting Lynne Dorfman’s wonderful post on what close reading is and isn’t from last year. Enjoy!

Kate Roberts, Maggie B. Roberts, and Chris Lehman engaged a rather large audience in their interactive workshop session about close reading texts and close reading lives at the 103rd Annual NCTE Convention in Boston. They gave us some practical advice and helped us define close reading in terms of what it should not be and what it could be. Read more