In this International Dyslexia Association Perspectives article, Dr. Mary Schleppegrell has described three strategies educators can use to help students explore the language of complex texts. Educators can explicitly discuss the connections between the form and meaning of texts to help students read for deeper understanding.
Curriculum Connection / Connexion au programme-cadre
This article supports the teaching of B3.1 Syntax and Sentence Structure, B3.2 Grammar, and C1.1 Using Foundational Knowledge and Skills to Comprehend Texts. The article discusses syntactical knowledge and how it can be explicitly taught to support text comprehension.