ELA Common Core State Standards Self Study

Close Reading

After reviewing the information in this section of the binder, participants will be able to:

  • locate close reading in the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards,
  • describe the steps to complete a close reading in order to design a lesson for students,
  • and apply the close reading strategy to learn the standards for their grade level.

Where in the Standards is Close Reading?


Search the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for evidence of close reading.

Close Reading of a Cluster of Standards

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