Article of the Month. Day 1. Today’s Agenda:. Introduction to Article of the Month Mini Lesson : How to do a close read Work Time : Begin close read of article Homework : Finish your close read of the article. What is “Article of the Month”?. A non-fiction current event article
STEP #1: Make predictions using the title
STEP #2: As you read, talk to the text in the margins:
STEP #3: Highlight points of confusion:
Example of a close read
Finish your close read of the article.
Talk to the text
Highlight points of confusion
Complete written response.