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Using annotation to teach close reading

MiddleWeb SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

Teaching students how to annotate nonfiction articles can develop their close-reading skills and improve comprehension, sixth-grade teacher Mary Blow writes in this blog post. She provides resources and shares a lesson where she models annotation skills and gives students time for independent practice. Scholastic.com (09/20)


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MiddleWeb SmartBrief | Sep 20, 2016

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