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.
360 Degrees of Text: Using Poetry to Teach Close Reading and Powerful Writing
"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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