When students deeply understand a given text, they want to take action. They want to do something with the information that they’ve gained or the perspectives they’ve developed. This is when we know that students comprehend the text.
Scaffold students’ thinking about complex texts by asking what the text says, how it works, what it means, and what it inspires them to do.
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