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- The Serious and Long-Lasting Impact of Disaster on SchoolchildrenThe Washington Post| September 15, 2017
Ideas for Families
Part II of the series on informational text will first provide an overview of what close reading is and could mean for ELLs, including some definitions of close reading. Then I’ll present the role of background knowledge, which is a major consideration with teaching ELLs close reading, and share some recommended resources.