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The Chemistry Close Read

WEBINAR (1 hour) recorded April 2, 2020


The chemistry close read was first inspired from reading the book, Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It by Kelly Gallagher. Five years later, the enthusiasm for the close read remains. The chemistry close read is an activity that brings relevance, engagement, and content to the chemistry class. This strategy helps students navigate and access challenging chemistry readings as well as introducing them to applications of chemistry. The close reading strategy slows down the reading process, which is helpful for students with little interest or enthusiasm for reading. Join us and learn about the process, hear strategies to help your students increase their science literacy, how to manage grading the close read, and explore a variety of articles that you can use with your chemistry classes.