It's so important to explicitly teach your students how to annotate texts when they are close reading. Anytime we are looking at multiple (or paired passages) students need the skills to know how to mark up and annotate each text. This FREE resource will help them to build these important skills!
I jumped on the “close reading” bandwagon pretty early on, so I’ve had a lot of time to try it and reflect back on my complete and utter failures using it. And there have been failures, trust me. In my first lesson using it, I had a student underline every single word on the page […]
Help your middle school ELA and high school English students learn how to annotate text effectively and efficiently using these five simple steps. #secondaryELA #englishteacher #2ndaryELA #highschoolELA #middleschoolELA