CLOSE READING to Enhance Comprehension

Close reading is a strategy to enhance comprehension by looking closely at  brief passages of text and noticing ways authors use language, structure, and style to convey their messages and reveal their attitude (tone) towards the topic of the writing.  Teaching middle and high school students to pay attention to language can lead to more efficient reading and more effective writing.  Here’s are a couple of on-line sources for short articles.

Brevity Magazine  and NewsELA

 

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4 responses on "CLOSE READING to Enhance Comprehension"

  1. Great post and straight to the point. I am not sure if this is really the best place to ask but do you people have any ideea where to get some professional writers? Thanks in advance 🙂

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      As a veteran educator, it’s a privilege to be able to share insights with those interested in the profession.
      You’re looking for professional writers to come do workshop for your group? Please explain.

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  3. I like looking through an article that will make men and women think.
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