Why students need to ask questions to build close reading skills

11/24/2013 | MiddleWeb

Teachers can model asking and answering questions to help students develop close reading skills, literacy consultant Sarah Tantillo writes in this blog post. She offers an example and tips of her modeling technique. She also notes that some students hesitate to ask questions because they don't want to appear stupid. "We need to teach students the value of asking questions," Tantillo writes.

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