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"Writing After a Close Reading"

Duration: 37:44 | Grades K-12

About this session

A close-reading experience should culminate with an afterreading writing task. Kristina Smekens first defines three common task types. Then she provides strategies to develop complex tasks that could follow the reading of any complex text.


GRADES K-12
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline37 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Plan the task before assigning the text(s)
  • Respond to literature - Narrative Writing Tasks
  • Respond to literature - Literary Analysis Tasks
  • Respond to literature - Research Writing Tasks

About this session

A close-reading experience should culminate with an afterreading writing task. Kristina Smekens first defines three common task types. Then she provides strategies to develop complex tasks that could follow the reading of any complex text.


GRADES K-12
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline37 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Plan the task before assigning the text(s)
  • Respond to literature - Narrative Writing Tasks
  • Respond to literature - Literary Analysis Tasks
  • Respond to literature - Research Writing Tasks