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Turning the Page on Complex Texts

Differentiated Scaffolds for Close Reading Instruction

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.

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Turning the Page on Complex Texts

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.

  • Gain practical teaching strategies for creating close reading lessons.
  • Consider grade-level-specific instructional scenarios that illustrate how to support students as they learn to read closely.
  • Learn how to evaluate a texts complexity and how to ask text-dependent questions that can help students engage with a text.
  • Study evidence for why continuous close assessment of student performance is vital for making sure all students learn to closely read complex texts.
  • Discover potential contingency scaffolds for the classroom and how to use them to promote student success in closely reading a text.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF654, EKF263

ISBN: 9781935249467

Published By: Solution Tree

Page Count: 184

“Turning the Page on Complex Texts provides practical advice in how to guide students to read—and to learn from—complex 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 K–12 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, Illinois

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