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Close Reading and Critical Literacy Project

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Close Reading and Critical Literacy Project


Due: Week 11


Project Description

For this project, students will create a series of assignments and lessons that teach close reading and critical literacy practices for a chapter book by a minority author that addresses issues of diversity. This project includes:

  • One lesson on close reading, including an example from the book.
  • One assignment on close reading (related to the lesson).
  • One lesson on teaching critical literacy related to issues of diversity in the text.
  • One assignment that helps students engage in critical literacy practices (including an example for students from the text).
  • One live in-class activity.
  • One interactive online/media element.
  • A brief (1-2 page) explanation of why you chose this text and an evaluation of its strengths and weaknesses (based on guidelines and materials from ECL).

(100 points total)

This assignment fulfills learning objectives 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6.  


Student Example.


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