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EDUC 6632 Assessment and Instruction to Promote Literacy Development: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6632 Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Dalton, B., & Grisham, D. L. (2011). eVoc strategies: 10 ways to use technology to build vocabulary. The Reading Teacher, 64(5), 306–317.

Day, D., & Kroon, S. (2010). "Online literature circles rock!" Organizing online literature circles in a middle school classroom. Middle School Journal, 42(2), 18–28.

Fry, S. W., & Griffin, S. (2010). Fourth graders as models for teachers: Teaching and learning 6+1 trait writing as a collaborative experience. Literacy Research and Instruction, 49(4), 283–298.

Graves, M. F., & Watts-Taffe, S. (2008). For the love of words: Fostering word consciousness in young readers. The Reading Teacher, 62(3), 185–193.

Karsbaek, B. (2011). Writer's workshop: Does it improve the skills of young writers? Illinois Reading Council Journal, 39(2), 3–11.

Leisner, M. R. (2011). Time well spent: Establishing focused middle school writing conferences. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 40(1), 16–22.

Rasinski, T., Rikli, A., & Johnston, S. (2009). Reading fluency: More than automaticity? More than a concern for the primary grades? Literacy Research and Instruction, 48(4), 350–361.

Romeo, L. (2008). Informal writing assessment linked to instruction: A continuous process for teachers, students, and parents. Reading & Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties, 24(1), 25–51.

Tomlinson, C. A. (2012). Creating flashlight readers. Educational Leadership, 69(6), 86–87.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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