We'd also love to hear from you - how do you think these materials can be used in preparing ELLs to meet the Common Core?
The quick reference chart and guide to online complexity tools along with the qualitative scales are all extremely useful. It provides all of the tools and resources available to understand and successfully address text complexity.
In the meantime, we are excited to share a groundbreaking new online resource with you from Achieve the Corean initiative of Student Achievement Partners SAP. The tool identifies below, at, and above learning level tier two words and includes definitions for various contextual meanings and parts of speech.
The quick reference chart and guide to online complexity tools along with the qualitative scales are all extremely useful. The assessments can be used immediately by adult educators and serve as models for the selection and analysis of complex texts and the development of related assessments.
Each text set centers on a single topic and includes a variety of sources including books, articles, videos, websites, infographics.
The quantitative and qualitative tools for text complexity as well as the research on text complexity are all helpful features of the resource. The text complexity collection provides a thorough and complete explanation of all aspects of text complexity.
The inclusion of these links is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse views expressed, or products or services offered, on these non-ED sites. Achieve the Core is a website launched by Student Achievement Partners, an organization founded by authors of the Common Core State Standards, to share free, open-source resources to support Common Core implementation at all levels.
The assessments offer an opportunity for students to do a close reading in a way that simulates a standardized testing experience.