Will common core's questions kill the love of reading?

02/12/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts push a practice known as "close reading," in which students are asked questions as they read to assess their understanding. Colette Marie Bennett, the English Department chairwoman at Wamogo High School in Connecticut, criticizes this practice as insulting to authors. Bennett writes in this blog post that the practice could lead educators to kill students' love of reading.

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