What is it about?
Using short, informational science books to connect to learners' lives and build background knowledge so that students can access content-area knowledge and achieve academic success.
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Why is it important?
Text sets have been used in multiple ways. This article shows how to use texts sets by beginning with students' lived experiences and building a text set that revolves around learners' experiences.
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This page is a summary of: Building Bridges: Curating Text Sets to Connect to Learners’ Lives, The Reading Teacher, September 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/trtr.2058.
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