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ERIC Number: EJ627757
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
"That Book Isn't on My Level": Moving Beyond Text Difficulty in Personalizing Reading Choices.
Worthy, Jo; Sailors, Misty
New Advocate, v14 n3 p229-39 Sum 2001
Discusses the factors involved in determining text difficulty. Discusses some of the reasons children choose to read certain materials, such as personal connections, culture and language, interest, and expertise. Illustrates these factors through descriptions of work with individual students, classroom observations, and research on students' interests and reading preferences. Offers some "new and not so new" implications for classroom reading. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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