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Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives: Comprehending, Analyzing, and Discussing Text
A central assumption of text-based discussions is that comprehension and learning can occur through dialogue with others. The text-based discussion approach challenges students to extract information from text, consider background knowledge, and engage in academic discourse about ideas and concepts, and it demands that students read, write, and think rhetorically in order ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published October 21st 2011 by Solution Tree
(first published July 29th 2011)
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I read this book for a course on Close Reading. I did not see the connection between the chapters and close reading. The book dealt with an overview of what each genre is but there was no overt connection to how to apply this knowledge (which most teachers already know) to close reading. I did not read the final chapter for class as that would have overwhelmed by technologically-illiterate teachers.