Turning the Page on Complex Texts: Differentiated Scaffolds for Close Reading Instruction (Grade-Specific Classroom Scenarios for Commo by Diane Lapp

Turning the Page on Complex Texts: Differentiated Scaffolds for Close Reading Instruction (Grade…

byDiane Lapp, Barbara Moss

Kobo ebook | April 28, 2016

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Ensure all learners become successful close readers. In this powerful resource, the authors examine what features make a text complex. Learn how to select appropriate complex texts and design instruction to meet the needs of every student. Explore grade-specific classroom scenarios that illustrate how to scaffold lessons to foster close reading and deepen comprehension at all stages of K–12 education.

Benefits

  • Gain practical teaching strategies for creating close reading lessons.
  • Consider grade-level-specific instructional scenarios that illustrate how to support students’ reading comprehension as they learn to read closely.
  • Learn how to evaluate a text’s complexity and how to ask text-dependent questions that can help students engage with a text.
  • Study evidence for why continuous close assessment of student performance is vital for making sure all students learn to closely read complex texts.
  • Discover potential contingency scaffolds for the classroom and how to use them to promote student success in closely reading a text.

 

Contents

Introduction

Part I: Background and Planning Information

1              Understanding Close Reading

2              Identifying Text Complexity

3              Making Decisions That Support Close Reading Instruction

4              Assessing During Close Reading

Part II: Instructional Scenarios

5              Understanding What the Text Says Through Differentiated Scaffolds

6              Understanding How the Text Works Through Differentiated Scaffolds

7              Understanding What the Text Means Through Differentiated Scaffolds

8              Supporting Knowledge Demands with Differentiated Scaffolds

Epilogue

Appendix A

References and Resources

Title:Turning the Page on Complex Texts: Differentiated Scaffolds for Close Reading Instruction (Grade…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 28, 2016Publisher:Solution Tree PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1935249479

ISBN - 13:9781935249474

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