I am linking up with TWO of my sweet friends today- Holly at Fourth Grade Flipper and Elizabeth at Fun in Room 4B! I am excited to share about some things we've been doing with close reading and text dependent questions in my classroom. Many of you probably remember my blog post about annotating (if not, read it here). My kids have become annotating experts now! Lately, I have been "trying" to give them a focus for their annotating with text dependent questions, so I'm linking up for Tried It Tuesday! :)
February and March Themed Paired Texts.
I wanted the students to think about what kind of person George Washington was using the evidence given- in other words, they needed to infer based on what was written in the passage. They did such a great job! Here are some of their inferences:
|background and clip art from the fabulous Teaching Super Power!|
This resource by Beth Burke has been a lifesaver for all types of question stems!
Read PART 2 here!