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A Close Reading and Analysis of Top Hat (1935)
It took me a year or more to realize that I was saying one buzzwordy thing to mean a lot of explicit, less confusing things that readers do when grappling with a text. Possible response options for a sample Gallagher-style article of the week. Use my Why teach section above to help.
I want to help as many kids as possible to figure out why school matters to them and their lives, and then how to dominate the challenges of school and, more broadly, life. Mmm tortilla chip crumbs. Get fun ideas and resources for celebrating Harry Potter's birthday, any day! Here are a few things to think about: Are you referring to annotation as close reading? I try coaching them into the mindset that purposeful annotation is meant to make their post-reading work both stronger and more efficient. Instead of requiring all teachers to use a complicated coding system when teaching their kids to annotate, empower them with the idea of purposeful annotation. From outdoor activities to writing ideas, celebrate Harry in fun and fanstastic ways.
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Purposeful Annotation: A Close Reading Strategy