This book focuses on the research-based strategy from Common Core State Standards: close reading of paired texts. Students’ fluency and comprehension skills improve by learning close reading strategies for fiction and non-fiction texts. Activities and lessons focus on the reciprocal teaching method, which makes these strategies exciting and interactive for students. There are options for scaffolding and open-ended activities to meet the needs of all students!This resource includes: 12 units in four content areas: language arts, math, science, and social studies Text-dependent questions Compare and contrast texts Hands-on activitiesCopyright 2018. Middle school, high school. 8 x 11 inches. 128 pages.