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Supporting students in accessing complex texts professional learning activity

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In this two-part professional learning activity, participants will learn a framework for supporting students in accessing complex texts through multiple close readings. They will use this tool to think about the types of readings students engage with and to ensure questions are open-ended and text-dependent.

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In this two-part professional learning activity, participants will learn a framework for supporting students in accessing complex texts through multiple close readings. They will use this tool to think about the types of readings students engage with and to ensure questions are open-ended and text-dependent. 

This article from the Institute for Learning provides guidelines for designing open-ended, text-based questions.

Participants in the Supporting Students in Accessing Complext Texts Professional Learning Activity use this text and note-taking guide to analyze the quality of questions.

This resource provides the answers to the analysis of open-ended, text-dependent questions using The Patterned Way for participants in the Supporting Students in Accessing Complex Texts Professional Learning Activity who analyzed the elementary text.

Participants in the Supporting Students in Accessing Complext Texts Professional Learning Activity use this text and note-taking guide to analyze the quality of questions.

This resource provides the answers to the analysis of open-ended, text-dependent questions using The Patterned Way for participants in the Supporting Students in Accessing Complex Texts Professional Learning Activity who analyzed the secondary text.

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