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Uncovering "Complex Text" in the Common Core

Uncovering "Complex Text" in the Common Core | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it

Complex text is a key component of the Common Core. Why? To make sure that students entering college are "ready to read college-level texts independently." 

This post dicusses how the Common Core measures complex texts with three aspects: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Readers and Tasks, providing information on each aspect. 

It also notes that the Commone Core is still a work in progress. As we move to the adoption of the Common Core standards this post helps to provide a better understanding of complex text.


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Your Back to School Checklist | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking ...

Your Back to School Checklist | Edmodo – Safe Social Networking ... | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it
August is back to school month here in the U.S. and to help you prepare, we've put together a checklist of all the resources you'll need to get your classroom started with Edmodo: If you're new to Edmodo, sign up for one of our ...

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Text Complexity Multi-Index Process » TextProject

Text Complexity Multi-Index Process » TextProject | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it

Step by step process for determining text complexity


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What Texts does the Common Core REQUIRE Students to Read?

What Texts does the Common Core REQUIRE Students to Read? | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it

Although the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are rife with suggested texts and text types, there are several parenthetical remarks within the grade-specific reading standards that aren’t e...


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Edmodo for ePortfolios

Edmodo for ePortfolios | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it

One of the features I have always liked about Edmodo that provides students with a way to organize their cornucopia of uploaded digital goodness (i.e. files and links attached to assignments


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IRA Books : Text Complexity: Raising Rigor in Reading by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp | Common Core State Standards English Language Arts

IRA Books : Text Complexity: Raising Rigor in Reading by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp | Common Core State Standards English Language Arts | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it

With the introduction of the Common Core State Standards in 2010, a spotlight on text complexity. To ensure that students learn to read increasingly complex texts, teachers have to understand what makes a text hard.


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A Librarian’s Tricks for Finding Those ‘Complex Texts’ Cited in the Common Core

A Librarian’s Tricks for Finding Those ‘Complex Texts’ Cited in the Common Core | BTHS Close Reading | Scoop.it

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A librarian’s ability to find quality texts, like all good magic acts, blends art and science to amaze the audience. We can accomplish things with Google and databases that exceed the ability of the average user. But should we keep this magic to ourselves?


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