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READ 6706 Literacy Development, PreK-3: 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 6706 Course Readings

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Afflerback, P. (2012). Understanding and using reading assessment: K-12 (2nd ed.). Newark, DE: International Reading Association. chapter 8, " Assessing the Other: Important non-cognitive aspects of reading" (pp. 171-187).

Camp, D. (2000). It takes two: Teaching with twin texts of fact and fiction. Reading Teacher, 53(5), 400–408.

Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (2012). Close reading in elementary schools. Reading Teacher, 66(3), 179–188.

Kear, D. J., Coffman, G. A., McKenna, M. C., & Ambrosio, A. L. (2000). Measuring attitude toward writing: A new tool for teachers. Reading Teacher, 54(1), 10-23.

O’Neil, K. E. (2011). Reading pictures: Developing visual literacy for greater comprehension. Reading Teacher, 65(3), 214–223.

Pianta, R., Howes, C., Burchinal, M., Bryant, D., Clifford, R., Early, D., & Barbarin, O. (2005). Features of pre-kindergarten programs, classrooms, and teachers: Do they predict observed classroom quality and child-teacher interactions? Applied Developmental Science, 9(3), 144–159

Yopp, R. H., & Yopp, H. K. (2012). Young children’s limited and narrow exposure to informational text. Reading Teacher, 65(7), 480–490.

Shanahan, T. (2012/2013). The Common Core ate my baby and other urban legends. Educational Leadership, 70(4), 10–16

Taylor, M. F. (2012). Digital reading: A look at a second grade class. School Library Monthly, 29(2), 11–14.

Yopp, R. H., & Yopp, H. K. (2012). Young children’s limited and narrow exposure to informational text. Reading Teacher, 65(7), 480–490.

Other Readings

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