Backwards Design

Teaching Close Reading

In this module, teachers will:
  • Define “close reading” and identify the common elements of a close reading lesson.
  • Identify common misconceptions associated with close reading, and how to avoid them.
  • Explore the process of planning and evaluating a close reading lesson.
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