There has been a great deal of buzz around the phrases “close reading” and “annotation” since the Common Core State Standards were introduced a few years ago. However, these terms have become ambiguous over time, and people really aren’t sure exactly what they really mean in terms of classroom practice. Help, however, is on the way. The resources below on Close Reading and purposeful annotation are really helpful in understanding exactly what scholars and practitioners mean when they use these terms. This video is also very helpful!
Happy Close Reading!