Name: _________________________________________________________ Mrs. Winfield-Corbett
Date: __________________________________________________________ English
Close Reading- Annotating TextChart #1
What does it mean to annotate text? Answer: Mark up the text with notes
Underline Words and Phrases
Be sure to underline any words and phrases that you don’t understand or
aren’t sure how to pronounce.
Think of any questions you may have about what is happening. Write
these questions in the margins.
Identify any text to self, text to text, and text to world connections.
Summary Clouds (Gist Statements)
Write the gist of what is going on in each major paragraph in your own
words. (This only needs to be 1-2 sentences. Remember gist means the