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Complex Literacy Irene Chou Grand Canyon University SEC 540 December 13, 2017
Complex Literacy The process of examining texts is implemented and required by each state’s educational Common Core Standards. Common Core Standards are the clear set of shared goals and expectations for the knowledge and skills students need in English language arts and mathematics at each grade level so they can be prepared to succeed in college, career and life (Core Standards, n.d.). Significant research has shown that when students overcome the struggle to read complex texts, they will gain significant proficiency in reading related skills which are believe to be a key component to college and career readiness. The process of examining texts goes beyond printed book source, it also incorporates technology tools and digital resources to support literacy development; students who are well-prepared to read complex texts and are technological literate are more likely to be successful in career and life readiness. Reading is often described as the interaction that occurs between the reader and the text. Most teachers aim to help their students acquire higher literacy skills and strategies that will allow them to understand complex texts. The complexity of fiction and non-fiction texts is the inclusion of both to meet the requirements. As most students will be more interested in reading

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