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Dive into the use of close reading in classroom instruction with this practical, standards-based resource. Featuring easy-to-use lessons that focus on informational/explanatory text samples, argumentative text samples, or narrative text samples, each lesson is tailored toward specific grade spans and includes step-by-step instructions on how to work with and improve students' close reading skills. By implementing the techniques and strategies outlined in this book, students will become more prepared for college and career readiness, become strong global thinkers, and will be able to meet the standards and expectations of 21st century learners.
Teacher Created Materials develops innovative and imaginative materials and services for students, worldwide. Everything we do is created by teachers, for teachers and students, to make teaching more effective and learning more fun.
Once upon a time in 1977...Rachelle Cracchiolo started Teacher Created Materials with a friend and fellow teacher. Both were eager to share their ideas and passion for education with other classroom leaders. What began as a hobby, selling lesson plans to local stores, became a part-time job after a full day of teaching, and eventually blossomed into a nonstop opportunity to develop and grow Teacher Created Materials as a full-service company, and a welcome and familiar name in every classroom. The story continued in 2004 with the launch of Shell Education and the introduction of professional resources and classroom application books designed to support Teacher Created Materials curriculum resources. Today, Teacher Created Materials is one of the most recognized names in educational publishing around the world...and the story continues educationally ever after.