Text Complexity: Raising Rigor in Reading

Text Complexity: Raising Rigor in Reading

by Douglas Fisher
     
 

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To ensure that students learn to read increasingly complex texts, teachers must understand what makes a text hard. This book focuses on the quantitative and qualitative factors of text complexity as well as the ways in which readers can be matched with texts and tasks. Examine how close readings of complex texts scaffold students understanding and allow them to

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To ensure that students learn to read increasingly complex texts, teachers must understand what makes a text hard. This book focuses on the quantitative and qualitative factors of text complexity as well as the ways in which readers can be matched with texts and tasks. Examine how close readings of complex texts scaffold students understanding and allow them to develop the skills necessary to read like a detective.

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ISBN-13:
9780872074781
Publisher:
International Reading Association
Publication date:
04/11/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Sales rank:
468,157

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