Ideas and resources for close reading

Close Reading

A few years ago, shortly after the widespread implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Close Reading was a big buzz in literacy education.  Mainly, people weren’t sure what it was and how to implement it in their classroom  I went to a training on Reading in the Common Core with Dr. Tim Shanahan.  As the former head of IRA, I knew he’d be wealth of information and would give good ideas and resources.  I

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Hi! I'm Tessa!

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I’ve spent the last 15 years teaching in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades, and working beside elementary classrooms as an instructional coach and resource support. I’m passionate about math, literacy, and finding ways to make teachers’ days easier. I share from my experiences both in and out of the elementary classroom.

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