This blog has gained many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here.

Our book, Navigating The Common Core With English Language Learners, was published in 2016, and quite a few excerpts were published in various places.

MiddleWeb published a section on close reading, along with a bonus piece on reading for pleasure.  They headlined it Ideas for “Close Reading” with ELL Students.

Here’s an excerpt: