Teaching to Text Complexity, Grades 3-8 – No. 188

Reading strategies will focus on skill and readability as participants are introduced to leveling systems that scaffold. Participants will be introduced to the scaffolding mechanisms needed to appropriately move up text complexity in multiple genres across all subject areas.


  • Understand how to scaffold for, and teach to, text complexity.
  • Through practice and application, develop the ability to plan strategy that teaches to text complexity.
  • Align student learning objectives to strategy that teaches text complexity.