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21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into even closer readers.

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8. Annotation Helper

During a first read, this anchor chart is helpful for students who need support in figuring out what to jot down. After they retell their summary (in their own words), they can write those notes in the margins.

13. Tell Me All About It

This chart, updated with students' sticky notes, can be used to reflect, first, how students are building their close-reading skills and then how they're applying those skills in different lessons, contexts and texts.

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