By: Diane Lapp, Barbara Moss, Maria C. Grant, Kelly Johnson
Discover how to select appropriate complex texts and design instruction to meet the needs of every K12 student.
Publication date: April 28, 2016
Ensure all learners become successful close readers. In this powerful resource, the authors examine how to select appropriate complex texts and design instruction to meet the needs of every student. Explore grade-specific classroom scenarios that illustrate how to scaffold lessons to foster close reading and deepen comprehension at all stages of K12 education.
Product Code: BKF654
Published By: Solution Tree
Page Count: 184
“Turning the Page on Complex Texts provides practical advice in how to guide students to readand to learn fromcomplex texts. Instead of just moving students to an easier text as we have often done in the past, Lapp and her colleagues explain the text complexity mountain and show how students can be taught to climb it successfully. A must-read for teachers in the 21st century.”
—Timothy Shanahan, distinguished professor emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago
“For K12 teachers trying to figure out exactly how to teach close reading, this is an amazing resource. The authors have provided step-by-step guidelines for planning, teaching, assessing, and differentiating close reading of complex fiction and informational texts. Most helpful are the detailed classroom scenarios, which will help teachers visualize how close reading looks across different grade levels and classroom settings.”
—Sophie C. Degener, associate professor, Reading and Language Program, National Louis University
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