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Complex Text Decoded: How to Design Lessons and Use Strategies That Target Authentic Texts Kathy T Glass

Complex Text Decoded: How to Design Lessons and Use Strategies That Target Authentic Texts

Kathy T Glass

Published September 1st 2015
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Kindle Edition
271 pages
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In Complex Text Decoded, educational consultant and former master teacher Kathy T. Glass presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target students’ ability to comprehend complex text—whether presented as traditional written text or inMoreIn Complex Text Decoded, educational consultant and former master teacher Kathy T. Glass presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target students’ ability to comprehend complex text—whether presented as traditional written text or in multimedia formats—in grades 5–10. You’ll learn* The essential elements of unit design and models for lesson planning.* Specific, step-by-step instruction for teaching vocabulary.* Effective questioning techniques.* Strategies and activities explicitly designed for teaching complex text.* How to measure text complexity and select appropriate texts that are aligned with curricular goals.Its important to provide opportunities for students to read a wide variety of texts for different purposes and along a spectrum of difficulty and length. To meet the goal of comprehensively grasping complex text, students must have concrete tools to help them become highly skilled readers. Complex Text Decoded enables teachers to provide precisely that.