Making Sense of Text

A thinking routine to study and inquire through close reading of texts

Select one passage, one sentence, and one word that you feel are important in connection to the question or topic under study.

Read one passage you have selected aloud to the group.

Explain what you think about the selected passage (interpretation, connections, etc.)

Invite group to respond to the selection adding ideas and new connections

Source: ID & Global, Project Zero

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