Toolkit of Reading Grades 4-8

Analyzing and Interpreting
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Analyzing and Interpreting



Analyzing and interpreting is a basic reading skill that all students need to master. This lesson will help your students learn to understand a text through close reading and making connections between details, actions, and words in the text. The Analyzing and Interpreting lesson includes a definition, an explanation of how the skill is used, an example, and practice questions with excerpts from real books.

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Created for grades 4–8, the Toolkit of Reading features quick, clear lessons on all the critical skills students need to understand complex texts, including new skills emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. These engaging resources, available as downloadable PDFs, define key terms, describe how and why the skills are important to readers, and provide a series of activities to encourage mastery. These lessons can kick off a reading lesson or serve as an impromptu refresher of skills already introduced.

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This lesson features excerpts from Travels with Charley, Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, and Pride and Prejudice.


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