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Common Core: Read, Understand and Analyze Complex Texts

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Do your students complain that they don't remember or understand what they read? This webinar will explore strategies you can use with your students to encourage close readings of complex texts, analysis of both literary and informational texts, and synthesis of different texts that discuss the same topic. Join Catlin Tucker as she shows how you can support students with concrete strategies and introduce them to helpful technology that will improve their ability to understand both the explicit and implicit meaning of the texts you are using in your class!


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: College & Career Readiness, Common Core, Communication & Collaboration, Reading & Writing
Tags: analyzing text, CCSS, Common Core State Standards, complex texts, Dol327, English, informational texts, language arts, reading, reading strategies

Reviews (64)

Full Member
I really liked this webinar, it was very well presented.
Full Member
Some real helpful insights.
Full Member
Newsela + Diigo sounds like a great resource.
Full Member
Great info. Thanks!
Full Member
Excellent webinar!
Thank you!
Basic Member
Helpful information on technological ways to assist students in reading comprehension.
Full Member
This was a very informative seminar. Thank you.
Thank you for the discussion on text complexity. It helps to remember all the components that go into text complexity, not just the lexile level!
This was a great presentation and very informative webinar. Thank you for sharing how to define text complexity and challenge students in a variety of ways. I am looking forward to trying them out.
Full Member
Thank you for clarifying "complex texts."
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