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READ 6584 Supporting Struggling Readers, Grades 6-12: 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.

READ 6584 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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Allington, R. L. (2002). You can’t learn much from books you can’t read. Educational Leadership, 60(3), 16–19.

Brozo, William G. (1990). Hiding out in secondary content classrooms: Coping strategies of unsuccessful readers. Journal of Reading, 33(5), 324.

Brozo, W. G., & Flynt, E. S. (2008). Motivating students to read in the content classroom: Six evidence-based principles. The Reading Teacher, 62(2), 172–174.

Cantrell S, Almasi J, Carter J, Rintamaa M, Madden A. The Impact of a Strategy-Based Intervention on the Comprehension and Strategy Use of Struggling Adolescent Readers. Journal Of Educational Psychology [serial online]. May 2010;102(2):257-280.

Dong, Y. R. (2004/2005). Getting at the content. Educational Leadership, 62(4), 14–19.

Faggella-Luby, M. N., Ware, S. M., & Capozzoli, A. (2009). Adolescent literacy—Reviewing adolescent literacy reports: Key components and critical questions. Journal of Literacy Research, 41(4), 453-475.

Gray, T., & Fleischman, S. (2004/2005). Research matters/Successful strategies for English language learners. Educational Leadership, 62(4), 84–85.

Harper, C., & de Jong, E. (2004). Misconceptions about teaching English-language learners. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 48(2), 152–162.

Hinchman, K. A., Alvermann, D. E., Boyd, F. B., Brozo, W. G., Vacca, R. T. (2003). Supporting older students’ in- and out-of-school literacies. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 47(4), 304–310.

Irvin, J. L. (2001, May). Assisting struggling readers in building vocabulary and background knowledge. Voices from the Middle, 8(4), 37–44.

Klingner, J. K., Boardman, A. G., Eppolito, A. M., & Schonewise, E. (2012). Supporting Adolescent English Language Learners' Reading in the Content Areas. Learning Disabilities -- A Contemporary Journal, 10(1), 35-64.

Lenters, K. (2006). Resistance, struggle, and the adolescent reader. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 50(2), 136–146.

Lynch, J. (2009). Print Literacy Engagement of Parents From Low-Income Backgrounds: Implications for Adult and Family Literacy Programs. Journal Of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 52(6), 509-521

Zwiers, J. (2004/2005). The third language of academic English. Educational Leadership, 62(4), 60–63.

Other Readings

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