July 2013 NTI: Grades 9-12 ELA Turnkey Kit for Teachers - Session 6

Large Groups Working

Session 6

EBC and Beyond: Building Effective Sequences of Close-Reading Questions

Time: 150 mins

Description

Read a short paper about close reading questions, to learn a strategy for approach close reading instructional design. Learn common missteps when creating text dependent questions in instruction, and practice creating a sequence of text dependent questions about a complex text.

Resources Required

Facilitators Guide: Session 6, : EBC and Beyond: Building Effective Sequences of Close-Reading Questions

Presentation: EBC and Beyond: Building Effective Sequences of Close-Reading Questions

Making Evidence-Based Claims about Literary Technique Grade 9 Unit, Handouts, and Tools

“A Guide to Creating Text Dependent Questions for Close Analytic Reading”

Sample Question Sequence

“The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”, Ernest Hemingway

Downloadable Resources

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