Increasing the level of text complexity with ELLs

Teacher Clara Gonzales-Espinoza discusses the importance of tackling text complexity as part of standards-based instruction for all students, including ELLs. See more of the interview in our Meet the Experts section.

Discussion questions

  • In your experience, do ELLs in your setting have access to grade-level text across the content areas?
  • What strategies have you used to help ELLs access grade-level text?
  • What resonates with you from Clara's discussion of text complexity?