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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Where are those "complex texts" common core calls for? Courtesy of ASCD

Here is an article that addresses the complex tetxs cited in common core.  There has been a great deal of talk about their new leveling system, but they have not yet published it.  This is a good read that will enlighten many in this area. 

The Common Core State Standards will require teachers to locate high-quality complex texts, writes school library coordinator Christopher Harris. In this blog post, he shares three tips for finding those texts quickly, including starting with known sources, rather than with a general search, and exploring online course materials to see what resources experts are using. He encourages other librarians to enrich others by sharing their tips.


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School Library Journal