As society and technology change, so does literacy.
How do we support our students to comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently?
Whether you are a classroom teacher looking for ideas or responsible for leading professional learning, we invite you to learn from and with the thousands of educators that call NCTE home.
Text Complexity: Supporting Student Readers, Grades 9-12 ENHANCED EBOOK by Anne Ruggles Gere, Elizabeth C. Homan, Christopher Parsons, Ruth Anna Spooner, and Chinyere Uzogara
"Background Knowledge and Vocabulary"
Voices from the Middle, September 2012
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Investigation: Teaching & Assessing Synthesis of Informational Texts (Grades 3-8)
Text Complexity and Close Reading (On Demand Web Seminar)
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Students Right to Read
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