Activator: Develop a mnemonic device [hand/body movement] to illustrate the meaning of Close Reading Strategy #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 with a flexible group.
The purpose of completing CARS assessment is to collect data to reflect on growth with all 12 Close Reading Strategies.
Complete CARS Pretest 3 questions 1-6 in flexible groups using color coded index cards.
Purpose for Reading: To practice close reading strategies 1-2 [ie. Finding the Main Idea, Identifying Significant Facts and Details, Finding Word Meaning in Context, and Drawing Conclusions & Making Inferences]
Read Ch. 8 of Chasing Lincoln’s Killer w/ Ch.7-9 Chasing Lincoln’s Killer [Open Book] Quiz
Closing: Share/Pair – Share with your partner an inference, and/or conclusion you are able to make about two characters in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Explain how your ability to draw conclusions and make references makes you a more effective reader?