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Lehman, Christopher, author
Falling in love with close reading : lessons for analyzing texts - and life / Christopher Lehman & Kate Roberts, foreword by Donalyn Miller
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Portsmouth, New Hampshire : Heinemann, [2014]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1631 .L347 2014    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Literature -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Language arts (Secondary)
Physical Description xiii, 136 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Close reading, a love story : What close reading was, is, and can be ; What you will find in this book ; Falling in love with close reading -- The essence of understanding: a study of text evidence : The tools of the trade: getting ready to close read for text evidence ; Closely reading media: engage students through popular songs and text evidence ; More than just "because": closely reading narrative texts to analyze evidence and meaning ; The facts we choose to tell: modifying the lesson to analyze text evidence in informational texts ; Next steps: extensions and support for close reading of text evidence ; Closely reading life: looking at specific details in our lives -- A way with words: a study of word choice : The tools of the trade: getting ready to close read for word choice ; Closely reading media: engage students through television ads and word choice ; "Macroscopic" vs. "really big": closely reading informational texts to analyze word choice and tone ; "You look fine, honey": modifying this lesson to analyze word choice in narrative texts ; Next steps: extensions and support for close reading of word choice ; Closely reading life: looking at word choice in our lives -- If you build it: a study of structure : The tools of the trade: getting ready to close read for structure ; Closely reading media: engage students through video games and structure ; How the pieces fit together: closely reading narrative texts to analyze structure and theme ; Making the invisible visible: modifying the lesson to analyze structure in informational texts ; Next steps: extensions and support for close reading of structure ; Closely reading life: looking at structure in our lives -- Through your eyes: a study of point of view and argument : The tools of the trade: getting ready to close read for point of view and argument ; Closely reading media: engage students through evaluating arguments in political commentary ; But it seemed so innocent! Closely reading infornmation texts to analyze point of view and argument ; From every angle: modifying this lesson to analyze point of view and argument in narrative texts ; Next steps: extensions and support for close reading of pointof view and argument ; Closely reading life: looking at point of view and argument in our lives -- The family tree: closely reading across texts : Tool of the trade: getting ready to close read across texts ; Closely reading media: engage students through comparing sitcoms ; "Stop me if you heard this one before": closely reading across narrative texts ; There is no I in team: modifying this lesson to closely read across informational texts ; Next steps: extensions and support for close reading across texts ; Closely reading life: looking across texts in our lives -- I belive in you: a vision of independence : Putting it all together: allowing a text to guide our reading ; Keeping the love alive: preparing for your close readers ; Unconditional love: an endnote
NOTE 534570
Alternate Author Roberts, Kate, 1973- author
Miller, Donalyn, author of foreword

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