More ideas from Russell
The goal of close reading is to gradually release responsibility to students, a shift from the teacher modeling close reading strategies to students employing strategies independently. The role of the teacher is to make these strategies visible to students through thinking aloud, modeling, and posting anchor charts for reference. In this article are some strategies that set the stage for students to interact with a text through an independent analysis and group discussion with peers.

The goal of close reading is to gradually release responsibility to students, a shift from the teacher modeling close reading strategies to students employing strategies independently. The role of the teacher is to make these strategies visible to student

5 most important things about the course for the student to remember

*Love the "High Five" idea for reflecting on course expectations - even though this is for a math class, the notebooking ideas can easily be adapted for science Everybody is a Genius: ISN Course Guide & Expectations