CLOZE/CLOSE READING

What is CLOZE/CLOSE READING?

CLOZE/CLOSE READING meaning in English terms is Cloze reading procedure involves removing words from a sentence or paragraph and having the student infer meaning from the context in order to supply the appropriate missing words to create meaningful text. At the lower grades, a list of missing words, in random order, is often provided for the student.
Close reading procedure requires that students gather information through a deep examination of the text and organize that information around pertinent ideas that help students create meaning or develop a strong factual base.

 

reference: Glossary of Terms for English Language Arts | Ohio Department of Education