In this post, we call your attention to a recently released document revealing additional research and thinking about text complexity.
In this post we look at the range of lexile levels recommended by the new appendage to Appendix A which provides supplemental research about text complexity.
In this post, we look at the implications of the newest recommendations that teachers use two quantitative measures to select text as well as continue to employ qualitative measures when assessing text complexity.
Poetry presents unique challenges to educators trying to measure text complexity. In this post, we look at this unique situation and discuss the best way to measure the complexity of poems.
In this post, we encourage you to look back at a post that we wrote in April explaining each of the three aspects of text complexity.
Never Mind Algebra. Is Literature Necessary?
NY Times contributor Tim Clifford takes on the Common Core’s call for balance between literary and informational text and wonders what we will cut next in our ELA curriculum and what the ramifications will be for doing so.