Discover what text complexity is and why it is important
Navigating Text Complexity
This site provides a curated collection of text complexity resources, tools, and research aimed at supporting educators as they guide students learning to read and understand complex text.
This site was constructed by educators from the ELA SCASS represented by the following states: Arkansas, Connecticut, Department of Defense Education Activity, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Wyoming
Our text complexity roadmaps bring together the quantiative, qualitative, and reader and task considerations of texts. Accompanying text sets build knowledge around a range of topics K-12.
Infographics, Posters, and Foldable
See sample text complexity roadmaps and learn how to make your own
Learn about effective scaffolds
Text Complexity and Instructional Practices
Find supports from states as well as research
Troubleshooting Text Complexity