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Where am I in the Reading Universe Taxonomy?

Word Recognition
Phonological Awareness
Phonics
Language Comprehension
Reading Comprehension
Text Considerations

Text Selection Criteria

Selecting the perfect text for instruction isn't an easy task. Here are 17 considerations that can help you narrow your search — ranging from reading ability and linguistic diversity, to text structure and author connections.

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