Guided Highlighted Reading Book
A Close-Reading Strategy
for Navigating Complex Text
Guided Highlighted Reading is a go-to resource for teachers to help students navigate complex texts and meet the rigorous requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Teachers learn an easy and effective text-based strategy that scaffolds all students to return to a complex or difficult text for four different close-reading purposes for any content area:
Tier II vocabulary acquisition
Answering multiple-choice questions on high-stakes assessments
Sample passages from the text exemplars identified in ELA Appendix B of the Common Core State Standards are prepared for student use for all purposes, along with how-to directions; multiple-choice response questions; prompts for vocabulary, summary, and craft; rubrics for assessing mastery of reading comprehension and authors craft; and an alignment of the four purposes to the Common Core State Standards.
Common Core standards covered: