Are you ready to learn more about close reading
strategies and how to help your students become
more active, thoughtful, engaged and independent
readers? This online, standards-based course
introduces and explores the idea of close reading
with narrative texts in grades 4-12. Using
self-selected novels, teachers will examine and
learn how to create effective and engaging lesson
plans using close reading, signposts, anchor
questions and reading assessments, all aligned
with the Common Core State Standards.  Teachers
will also learn about rigor, text complexity,
structure and text-dependent questions.

Required textbook must be purchased separately.