As an important tool for instruction and text selection, Teaching to Text Complexity helps teachers learn to evaluate children's and young adult literature and informational text for quality and complexity to support rigorous literacy and content learning. In addition, this timely resource explores how instructional purpose shapes not only the kinds of curricular texts used, but also considers their complexity relative to readers. By offering a framework for text selection, this book helps teachers more deeply understand text complexity in today's standards as well as its importance when building and using text sets in the classroom and reading for different purposes.
Mary Ann Cappiello
248 pages, paperback
Grade K - 12
11"H x 10.75"W
Learn how to examine texts for quality and complexity to support rigorous literacy instruction
Explore how instructional purpose shapes the kinds of curricular texts used as well as the complexity relative to readers
Explore text complexity in College and Career Readiness standards
Understand the importance of text complexity when building and using text sets in the classroom and reading for different purposes
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