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Unleash the close reader in every student.

Introducing Amplify Close Reading–a graphic novel adventure for grades 5-8 where students learn to read like rebels.


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Unleash the close reader in every student.

Introducing Amplify Close Reading–a graphic novel adventure for grades 5-8 where students learn to read like rebels.

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Rigor that's riveting.

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Engage all readers

This engaging story gives students a reason to carefully question the texts they encounter while discovering the many ways authors convey meaning with their words.

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Differentiated instruction

Combines the popular graphic novel format with differentiated supports for reluctant and struggling readers to create a solution that builds confidence.

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Built to the standards

Prepares students for college and career readiness, giving them tools to tackle the complex texts they will face in higher education and the workforce.

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Instruction, assessment, and practice

Seamlessly weaves digital instruction, assessment, and student practice within an immersive story where the analysis of text is a critical element of the plot.

“It is not enough to ‘comprehend’ a text or to be able to summarize it or answer basic questions about it. A close reader will understand how the author has powerfully communicated the ideas and where that power emanates from.”

Dr. Tim Shanahan, Advisor and Co-Author of The Last Readers

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Discover lost texts.

In a world where machines control your access to information, there is power in the writings from the past. As students navigate through The Last Readers they encounter classic literary and informational texts and are guided through the careful process of breaking them down and answering text-dependent questions.

Join the rebellion.

It’s 3017 and the machines have taken over. Humans are fed information by the ruling robots and access to books and newspapers has been cut off. But a resistance group has started. And they're looking for new recruits to battle the machine's propaganda and convince those around them to fight back.

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Discover lost texts.

In a world where machines control your access to information, there is power in the writings from the past. As students navigate through The Last Readers they encounter classic literary and informational texts and are guided through the careful process of breaking them down and answering text-dependent questions.

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Author the ending.

The Last Readers isn’t a finished tale. It’s up to each student to create new content that determines how each mission ends. They must choose their words wisely, or else the machines will win the day.

Why Close Reading?

Words matter. Every word you are reading right now was chosen by a writer, for a reason.

Invite your students to join the rebellion.