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2.1.1 Experts Discuss Text Complexity

Time to View

View the first 3:06 minutes of the video, “Staircase of Complexity”.


Time to View

Listen to Dr. Timothy Shanahan discuss struggling readers and complex text in this video from McGraw Hill Education. Common Core State Standards Toolbox: English Language Arts & Literacy.

Time to Check

The instructional usefulness of text complexity as explained in the two videos is reinforced in these quiz questions:



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