#BLACKBOARD: Close Reading

In my ENG 2010: Introduction to Prose Fiction and Nonfiction class, I wanted to demonstrate how to close read, how to read with a pen in hand, and what to focus on in a passage, what to underline, what to think through.  I decided to turn my very analog chalkboard into a “smartboard” by projecting a passage from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and working through the close reading and annotations with the class.

 

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