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Session Content

Introduction to the workshop

Let’s get started! – Handout


Workshop Overview


Define It!

Describe a close reading


Utilize the 3-phase framework


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Utilize the 3-phase framework (continued)


Progress through the college and career-ready standards


Progress through the college and career-ready standards (continued)


Apply close reading in the content areas


Synthesis & Implementation


Integrate It!

Introduce framework to students


Reiterate the 3 phases


Weave in close-reading experiences


Plan whole-class reading experiences


Interject one-sitting excerpts


Plan It!

Step 1: Select a complex text


Identify the reading-standard focus


Consider pairing texts


Step 2: Draft questions


Follow a systematic process for identifying text-dependent questions


Utilizing the 3 frameworks


Utilizing the 3 frameworks (continued)


Reading Phase 1 Questions


Reading Phase 2 Questions


Reading Phase 2 Questions (continued)


Reading Phase 2 Questions (continued)


Reading Phase 3 Questions


Practicing the 3 phases


Plan out text-dependent questions for future use


Facilitate It!

Step 3: Establish purpose


Release students to practice annotation skills


Step 4: Support discussion


Encourage equal participation with Talking Sticks


Talking Sticks (continued)


Talking Sticks (continued)


Prompts, cues, & explanations


Prompts, cues, & explanations (continued)


Perform three key roles during whole-class discussion


Conclusion - Wrap-up

Wrap-up