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6 Feb 2013

The CCSS Text Exemplars: Understanding Their Aims and Use in Text Selection

Elfrieda H. Hiebert

Journal Article
Published

Hiebert, E.H. (2013). The CCSS Text Exemplars: Understanding Their Aims and Use in Text Selection. Reading Today, 30(3), 6-7.

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Abstract

The Common Core State Standards initiative (CCSS; CCSS Initiative, 2010) is the first standards document to have a separate standard (Standard 10) devoted to students' increasing capacity with complex text. Further evidence of text complexity's central role in the CCSS is its emphasis in the two appendices to the CCSS: Appendix A which addresses measurement of complex text and Appendix B which provides lists of texts which exemplify complexity.

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