Close Reading Fieldtrip

See 4 of the 6 videos. Take notes, reflect, try one!

Room 1: Thinking Notes (for those New to Close Reading)

Structure independent reading with metacognitive markers.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/student-annotated-reading-strategy

Room 2: Keep It or Junk It

Students work in groups learning how to identify key concepts in text through reading and re-reading.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/help-students-analyze-text

Room 3: Analyzing Texts with Storyboards

Analyze a text's meaning by taking on a perspective

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/analyze-text-with-storyboards

Room 4: Sketch to Stretch

By sketching their "confusion," students are naturally invited to reread the text closely. Caveat: You don't have to like this strategy for this one to work! ;)

http://www.middleweb.com/26545/beers-probst-nonfiction-signposts-strategies/


http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/contributor/collateral_resources/pdf/11/0545296811_e022.pdf

Room 5: Literary Analysis through Interactive Stations

Analyze how a central idea develops over the course of a text through quote analysis and tableau.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/increase-engagement-and-understanding

Room 6: Discussion Roundtable (Geared towards Math Teachers)

A discussion roundtable is when each group member has a role in a discussion. It shows what a discussion would look like.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_3WwpgURRU