Close Reading Backpacks leverage two reading programs—Content Area Reading Success and Our Book Blog.
This combination of student worktexts and high-interest books delivers intensive instruction in:
- Reading and comprehending complex texts
- Gathering and citing text evidence
- Identifying and analyzing author's purpose
- Asking and answering critical questions
Close Reading Backpacks are designed for use with Grades 3-5 and are ideal for catching students up before the end of the year or getting them back on track over the summer months.