Text Complexity

Bradley Creek April 2013

Learning Targets:

  • I can explain why text complexity is important
  • I can make complex text more accessible to all of the students in my class
  • I can identify the key components of a close read

Anticipation/Reaction Guide

Measuring Text Complexity A 3 Part Model

What's the Difference Between Accessible and "Dumbed-down" Texts: http://textproject.org/topics/text-complexity/

Let's Debrief!

  • Anticipation/Reaction Guide
  • "Homework"
  • Exit Card