-having students read independently
-having students annotate
-modeling for students by reading aloud
-guiding students with tiered text dependent questions regarding key ideas and details, author's craft and structure, and integration of knowledge and ideas - rereading in between each set of questions
-having students discuss their answers and their supporting evidence
Here's more information as well as resources on close reading - http://guidedreadingsbs.weebly.com/close-reading
Here is a poster of the steps for close reading for your classroom.