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ERIC Number: EJ1158860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
What if "Just Right" Is Just Wrong? The Unintended Consequences of Leveling Readers
Hoffman, James V.
Reading Teacher, v71 n3 p265-273 Nov-Dec 2017
The author questions the "just right" leveling of student texts as having put limitations on students and teachers in promoting literacy. The historical background for the leveling of text and readers is described. The author identifies a number of unintended consequences associated with the use of leveling and guided reading. Alternatives to leveling and guided reading are presented, with a particular focus on work in informational texts in inquiry.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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