These sample activities involve rigorous close reading by way of collaborative annotation online.
Category: Close Reading
This resource offers a range of ideas for using Twitter as a teaching tool.
This resource includes a range of tips and strategies that are helpful in the context of independent study and correspondence courses.
This assignment invites students to create questions based on a shared reading and then respond to each other’s questions.
This weekly assignment invites students to generate a discussion question and a (provisional) claim about a shared reading.
Drawn from the Lexicon of Migrations network course, this resource outlines a peer review session for a collaboratively produced dictionary of “Key Words.”
Through inviting students to write in a range of ways, this resource offers strategies to integrate deep reading and discussion of images into the classroom.
This resource offers a way to engage students in deep discussion of a poem through collaborative annotation using Google Docs.
By outlining an online annotated bibliography activity, this resource shares an alternative way to engage students in reading, evaluating, and discussing primary and secondary sources.
This close reading activity models active listening while also engaging students through investigating a text by adding images.