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31 Jul 2013

Going Beyond Text Complexity: Considering text-task scenarios in understanding comprehension

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Dr. Sheila Valencia, University of Washington

View the webinar on TextProject's YouTube channel
Webinar Guide #7 coming soon

With the implementation of the Common Core has come a welcomed emphasis on comprehension.  In addition to focusing our attention on close reading and deep understanding, the CCSS has focused our attention on the role of text complexity in comprehension.  In this webinar, Dr. Valencia presents an an expanded  way of considering the relationship between comprehension and text complexity by examining text-task scenarios.

For more information on Dr. Valencia, please visit her faculty website at the University of Washington.