Article at a glance: The critical role of text complexity in teaching children to read

October 01, 2018

It is widely accepted to provide reading texts to students at their independent reading level. Research is showing that students need a gradient of text complexity to increase their reading ability. With the right supports in place for teachers to execute lessons, it is possible for students to learn and interact with more complex texts. High literacy achievement results from providing the richest learning opportunities available in combination with highly effective instruction. 

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