Close Reading and Text Selection

July 18, 2014, The IRIS Center

Deborah Reed, an Associate in Research at Florida State University’s Florida Center for Reading Research, talks about close reading and how it can benefit the development of students’ literacy skills (time: 5:01).

Questions asked Deborah Reed in this audio:

  1. What is close reading and how is it different from traditional text reading?
  2. Can you talk about some of the important considerations teachers should keep in mind as they select texts for their students to engage in close reading?

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Deborah Reed, PhD
Deborah Reed, PhD
Associate in Research
Florida Center for Reading Research
Florida State University

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