Text Complexity in Reading and Writing

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Teaching students to read and write text at the appropriate level of rigor is integral to implementing the Common Core State Standards with fidelity.

Join us for this free webinar, where you will review the three factors used to measure text complexity. You’ll also receive a guide that will allow you to analyze text from your curriculum to determine whether it is at the correct level of academic rigor for your students.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to analyze various samples of student writing and engage in interactive discussions to determine whether each sample exemplifies the correct level of rigor.

To get the most out of this webinar, we encourage you to participate along with a colleague, a professional learning community, a grade-level team, a department, or as an entire staff.

This webinar is part of the four-part series, “Transitioning to the California Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.”

The other webinars in this series are:

This webinar series is presented by SchoolsMovingUp at WestEd in collaboration with the Secondary Literacy Partnership.

Members of the Secondary Literacy Partnership include the California Department of Education, the Association of California School Administrators, the California Teachers Association, the Center for the Advancement of Reading at California State University, and the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd.

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