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Reading to Learn: Going Beyond the Foundations

Research Applies to: Headsprout, Raz-Plus, Reading A-Z, Science A-Z


As students master foundational reading skills, the focus of instruction shifts toward students learning from what they read, especially from appropriately complex informational texts. Resources developed by Learning A-Z are based on research on reading comprehension, text complexity, and text analysis.


This white paper includes research on the following key topics, along with resources to help students learn from what they read:

  • Text complexity
  • Text-dependent questions
  • Close reading
  • Informational text


Learning A-Z (2019). Reading to learn: Going beyond the foundations. Tucson, AZ: Author.

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