Annotation and Close Reading Guidelines Nonfiction
This package includes a a variety of resources to help students develop active reading skills and annotation techniques for informational texts. PPT lecture explains the strategies for active reading and techniques for annotations. Student notes outline each step for annotating texts. Aligned graphic organizer is provided for students to consolidate their annotations. This 4-5 day unit teaches the fundamentals of analyzing informational text with the unique acrostic "R.E.A.D.S"

Close “R.E.A.D”
Recognize (purpose, tone, point of view)
Evaluate (support)
Analyze (rhetoric)
Develop (questions and judgments)
Summarize (the main idea of the text)
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Created: Jul 17, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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