International educator with over 15 years experience. I love the nuts and bolts of language teaching, but I also like communicative activities and task based learning, including simulations. I hold a Master of Education with specializations in reading and behavior management, as well as graduate degrees in writing and education.

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20 Close Reading Passages and Worksheets

- Extracts from classic literature and famous folktales

- Designed for close reading

- Each excerpt stands alone as a close reading text suitable for scrutiny, critique, reflection, and evaluation.

- Texts may be used as bell-ringers, as homework or vacation

assignments, one-to-one tutoring, no-prep substitute plans, or any

other use

- Includes 3 levels of questions: main ideas and detail, language and literally devices, author's purpose, and evaluation and personal-connection

- Vocabulary rich

- Literary devices covered include: simile and metaphor, onomatopoeia, rhetoric, mood/tone, anthropomorphism, hyperbole and more

- Includes questions on text structure and point of view

- Common Core Aligned

- Answer key included

-Recommended reading levels included

Titles Included:

Urashima Taro


Oliver Twist

Alice in Wonderland

Sherlock Holmes

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

A Little Princess

Treasure Island

Robin Hood

The Monkey’s Paw




Peter Pan

Around the World in Eighty Days

The Time Machine




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