Close reading is a strategy that requires critical analysis of a short but complex text. Maximize the effectiveness of your next close reading with these seven quick tips! Use these tips for teaching elementary, middle, and high school students.
Teach your students how to set SMART goals with this free printable and digital planning template. Use it with upper elementary, middle school, and high school students. The graphic organizer includes a description of each letter of the SMART goals acronym, close sentences for students to complete, and a step-by-step action plan.
This upper elementary and middle school lesson plan is focused on the main causes of the American Revolution. Students will learn about each event leading to war using a vocabulary activity, close reading, and timeline activity.
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