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Complete Close Reading 3

By | Copyright Year:2014 | ISBN-13: 9780170260121

Published:02/12/2013
Complete Close Reading Book 3, along with the other books in the series, is a useful book for New Zealand junior secondary students to help develop and practise the vitally important skills of reading with comprehension and responding to a variety of text types. It may be used fin class and/or for homework and revision.

As teachers of English we know that a students’ ability to effectively and efficiently read, understand, analyse, interpret and respond to text is a significant focus in the senior English classroom. Therefore we appreciate the need to begin teaching students the basic skills required to effectively read and understand a text in our junior classes. Complete Close Reading 3 provides New Zealand junior English students with a consistent approach to developing and practising the vitally important skills of reading with comprehension and responding to a variety of written, visual and oral texts.

Complete Close Reading 3 provides good models of a wide range of text types, incorporating many areas of secondary school study. It can be used in class and/or for homework and revision.

CONTENTS

To the Teacher…
How to … close read
Helpful hints :
How to … close read a written text
How to … close read a visual text

1 Junior Fiction - from Geronimo Stilton
2 Discussion – What’s the greenest way to dry your hands?
3 Letter – Yours sincerely, Mrs Sharpeye
4 Procedure/instructions – Chocolate Beetroot Cake
5 Procedure/instructions – Science experiment: Conditions that cause rusting
6 Explanation – The United Nations
7 Film review – Mt Zion
8 Map – Coronet Peak Trail Map
9 Advertisement – WSPA
10 Magazine article – The Last Ocean
11 Advertisement – Two Hands bread
12 Explanation – The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
13 Newspaper article – Waihi Beach shop managers reckon they may make the country’s biggest hamburger
14 Dictionary – from Brewsers Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
15 Book review – Gone by Michael Grant
16 Editorial – Hobbit’s LA premiere still a winner for NZ
17 Explanation – Fractures and dislocations
18 Poem – The Last Wolf speaks from the Zoo by Pie Corbett
19 Recount – From Mud, Sweat and Tears by Bear Grylls
20 Advertisement – Lone Star
21 Description – from The Keeper by Barry Faville
22 Advertisement – BurgerFuel
23 Advertorial – Toyota and The Warehouse
24 Explanation – Enrol and vote for the first time
25 Recount – Karetu School mural project
26 Poem – Behind the Scenes by Banjo Patterson
27 Explanation – Powhiri
28 Explanation – Harihair Coastal Walk
29 From the Editor – Makeover Magic, from Girlfriend magazine
30 Narrative – from The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
31 Script – from Niu Sila by David Armstrong and Oscar Kightley
32 Poem – Tawera by Simon Williamson
33 Discussion – Kevin Milne’s thoughts on … self-service checkouts
34 Narrative – From Heriot by Margaret Mahy
35 Poem – Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost
36 Newspaper article – It may be English but it’s not always as we know it
Language terms

FEATURES

Concise descriptions of the purpose, structure and features of the different text types

Excellent models of a wide range of text types, including narratives, recounts, letters, film reviews, advertisements and poetry

A variety of question types to help students responds to texts on many levels

‘Open-ended’ activities to encourage research and composition of a range of texts

$19.05

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This Teacher Resource supports the Complete Close Reading Book 3 Complete Close Reading 3 is a useful book for New Zealand junior secondary students to help develop and practise the vitally important skills of reading with comprehension and responding to written texts. It may be used in class and/or for homework and revision. Each of the 36 units is divided into five sections: On the surface, Discovering techniques, Search and think, Hidden depths and Extend yourself. The questions are designed to help students respond to texts on many levels.
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