READING CLOSELY FOR DETAILS CHECKLIST
COMMENTS
I. APPROACHING TEXTS
Reading closely begins by considering my
specic purposes for reading and important
information about a text.
I am aware of
my purposes for reading.
I take note of key
information about the text.
II. QUESTIONING TEXTS
Reading closely involves:
1) initially questioning a text to focus my
attention on its structure, ideas, language
and perspective
then
2) questioning further as I read to sharpen
my focus on the specic details in the text.
I begin my reading with
questions to help me
understand the text.
I annotate the text marking details
that relate to my guiding questions.
I pose new questions while reading
that help me deepen my
understanding.
III. ANALYZING DETAILS
Reading closely involves thinking deeply
about the details I have found through my
questioning to determine their meaning,
importance, and the ways they help develop
ideas across a text.
I analyze the details I nd through
my questioning.
I pose further text-specic questions
based on my analysis that cause me
to re-read more deeply.
I explain my ideas clearly in a manner
appropriate for my task and audience.
I cite details and evidence to support
my explanations.
IV. COMMUNICATING
UNDERSTANDING
Reading closely involves explaining what I
have come to understand about texts and
topics to clarify and share my ideas.
DUCATION
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