65 Text and 37 Lessons for Teaching Literature Using Close Reading Skills
Harvey “Smokey” Daniels and Nancy Steineke share their powerful strategies for engaging students in challenging, meaningful reading of fiction and poetry using some of their favorite short, fresh texts. Use the 37, step-by-step, Common Core correlated lessons with the reproducible texts provided, with selections from your literature textbook, or with your own best-loved texts to teach close reading skills and deep comprehension strategies. Give students opportunities to read and synthesize across texts with the eight thematic text set lessons provided, or use the model unit outlines for using the lessons with The Giver, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The Great Gatsby as springboards for planning your own novel studies.
©2013, 303 pages, reproducible lessons, softbound, grades 6-12.