Text Complexity (2nd ed.)

Stretching Readers With Texts and Tasks

Douglas Fisher,

Text Complexity: Stretching Readers With Texts and Tasks
 
 

There is a big difference between assigning complex texts and teaching complex texts

No matter what discipline you teach, learn how to use complexity as a dynamic, powerful tool for sliding the right text in front of your students’ at just the right time.

Updates to this new edition include

  • How-to’s for measuring countable features of any written work
  • A rubric for analyzing the complexity of both literary and informational texts
  • Classroom scenarios that show the difference between a healthy struggle and frustration
  • The authors’ latest thinking on teacher modeling, close reading, scaffolded small group reading, and independent reading


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