How Can Teachers Meet the Common Core Requirement for Complex Reading?

Larry Ferlazzo with Amy Benjamin, Wendi Pillars

Common Core requires teachers to push students to read increasingly complex text. What meets the definition of a complex text? What strategies, tools and resources can teachers use to achieve this goal? Today we’ll explore these questions.

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June 4, 2014
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Amy Benjamin is a national consultant specializing in the literacy standards for the Common Core. She is the author of numerous books, including Vocabulary at the Core and Teaching Grammar: What Really Works. Her most recent book is Focus on Text: Tackling the Reading Standards of the Common Core. Wendi Pillars is a National Board Certified ESL Teacher, who has been teaching K-12 for 17 years.
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