Demystifying Text Complexity
It's not as complicated as you think!
Text Complexity: Three factors - One text
Quantitative: Readability measures (Lexile, Fountas & Pinnell levels, general reading levels).
Reader/Task: Variables that relate to the reader: motivation, purpose for reading, task at hand (for enjoyment or to learn a process).
School Library Monthly Feature
Read just page one, then work with your group to write a tweet (140 characters -- or so) that summarizes the information. (You are welcome to play around with hashtags, if you choose -- and we'll even be forgiving about your character count!)
#becreative #letshavesomefun #whatisahashtag
Repeat for page 2
And page 3
Make every character count!
Have you tried a hashtag yet?
And you guessed it -- for page 4
At this rate, you're going to be a Twitter guru!