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All Students Need Practice with Complex Texts

Make research-based decisions about how to accomplish key instructional shifts as called for across the English Language arts standards with the following resources:

Books and Journals


Text Complexity: Supporting Student Readers
by Anne Ruggles Gere, Elizabeth Homan, Christopher Parsons, Ruth Anna Spooner, and Chinyere Uzogara (9-12) 


Online Learning

On Demand Web Seminars

Text Complexity Web Seminar Package (Grades 6-12)

Virtual Conference Recordings:  Four grade-level recordings across PreK-12 

Click Here to Learn More!Investigations

Click Here to Learn More!Online Courses

Making Sense of Text Complexity (Grades 4-12)


Consulting Services

If you are looking for on-site, customized support from an expert consultant who can help you better understand the Core Standards and develop an implementation plan, consider working with an NCTE consultant who specializes in CCSS implementation.


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