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Why Complex Text Matters- Research Supporting the Common Core

Standard 10 Range, Quality, and Complexity of Student Reading - see page 41-43, 70-71
http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_A.pdf

New York City- Introduction to Complex Text - Video and Quality Links

See: Beginner's Guide to Complex Text Document
http://print.nycenet.edu/Academics/CommonCoreLibrary/Toolkit/Literacy/default.htm

Advancing our Students' Language and Literacy - Marilyn Jager Adams

http://www.aft.org/pdfs/americaneducator/winter1011/Adams.pdf

Reading, Language and the Mind- Marilyn Jager Adams- RTTT Literacy Consultant

http://engageny.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Reading-Language-and-the-Mind-Jager-Adams.pdf

The View of Text Complexity Within the Common Core Standards-

Elfrieda Hiebert, University of California
http://textproject.org/assets/library/powerpoints/Hiebert_2010-12-09_ARF.pdf

What's Core from the Vantage Point of Science Content

Jacqueline Barber- University of California
http://textproject.org/assets/library/powerpoints/Barber_IRA2011_What%27s%20Core%20from%20the%20Vantage%20Point%20of%20Science%20Content.pdf