Teaching ELA Online or In-Person? You’ll Want These Close Reading Tips from Doug Fisher

Close reading is like peeking under the hood of a book. It’s looking closely and critically at a piece of text and analyzing its details.

Understandably, close reading is a tricky thing to do, and even trickier to teach students.

Luckily, San Diego State University professor and high school English teacher Doug Fisher has close reading tips for all educators, applicable to both in-person and online learning.

In this #PLtogether Lounge Talk highlight, Doug Fisher talked with Edthena founder and CEO Adam Geller about best practices for guiding students to do close readings.

Watch the interview clip above, or read on for the tips.

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