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READ 6604 Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers: 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 6604 Course Readings

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Biancarosa, G. (2012). Adolescent literacy: More than remediation. Educational Leadership, 69(6), 22-27.

Crossley, S.A., Allen, D. B., & McNamara, D. S. (2011). Text readability and intuitive simplification: A comparison of readability formulas. Reading in a Foreign Language, 23(1), 84-101.

Fenty, N. S., McDuffie-Landrum, K. & Fisher, G. (2012). Using collaboration, co-teaching, and question answer relationships to enhance content area literacy. Teaching Exceptional Children, 44(6), 28-37.

Fisher, D. & Frey, N. (2014). Scaffolded reading instruction of content-area texts. Reading Teacher, 67(5), 347-351.

Flanigan, K., Templeton, S. , & Hayes, L. (2012). What’s in a word? Using content vocabulary to generate growth in general academic vocabulary knowledge. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 56(2), 132-140.

Hirsch Jr., E. D., & Hansel, L. (2013). Why content is king. Educational Leadership, 71(3), 28-33.

Klinger, J., Boardman, A., Eppolito, A., & Schonwise, E. (2012). Supporting adolescent English language learners’ reading in the content areas. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal. 10(1), 35-64.

Moreau, L. K. (2014). Who's really struggling?: Middle school teachers' perceptions of struggling readers. Research In Middle Level Education Online, 37(10), 1-17.

Paige, D. D. (2011). Engaging struggling adolescent readers through situational interest. A model proposing the relationships among extrinsic motivation, oral reading proficiency, comprehension, and authentic assessment. Reading Psychology, 32(5), 395-425.

Russell, C. (2013). Four decades of informal reading inventories. Review of Higher Education & Self-Learning, 6(22), 1-21.

Taylor, C. R. (2012). Engaging the struggling reader: Focusing on reading and success across the content areas. National Teacher Education Journal, 5(2), 51-58.

Vorhies, C. (2012). Independent reading tool: Using book conversation logs to motivate adolescent readers. California Reader 46(2), 7-13.

Wendt, J. L. (2013). Combating the Crisis in Adolescent Literacy: Exploring Literacy in the Secondary Classroom. American Secondary Education, 41(2), 38-48.

Other Readings

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