A CLOSE READING is an assignment which is more than a simple book report.
A Close Reading cannot be done on a book with an extremely simple, straight-forward story. 192 more words
Globe and Mail writer, Doug Saunder’s article “The real reasons why migrants risk everything for a new life elsewhere” is a great challenging read for senior students. 67 more words
The Mystery of the Stolen Artwork from the Gardner Museum?
Today, our electives team facilitated our last “Reading and Writing Project” for the year. As this team created the lessons, they were thoughtful about how to help to help our students address the CCSS through being able to cite several pieces of evidence in their writing. 171 more words
Here is what we went over in class today (just in case you missed it!). Key is below!
Orange = Extended Metaphor
Green = Close Reading for Speaker/Audience… 7 more words