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Al-Hazza, T. C., & Butcher, K. T. (2009). Building Arab Americans’ cultural identity and acceptance with children’s literature. The Reading Teacher, 62(3), 210-219.
Applegate, M. D., Applegate, A. J., & Modla, V. B. (2009). “She’s my best reader; She just can’t comprehend:” Studying the relationship between fluency and comprehension. The Reading Teacher, 62(6), 512-521.
Atkinson, T. S., Matusevich, M. N., & Huber, L. (2009). Making science trade book choices for elementary classrooms. The Reading Teacher, 62(6), 484-497.
Bourke, R. T. (2009). First graders and fairy tales: One teacher’s action research of critical literacy. The Reading Teacher, 62(4), 304-312.
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Required Text for this Degree Program
Candidates are expected to adhere to APA style throughout the program. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) should be purchased and used in all courses.
In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.
International Reading Association (IRA) Standards for Reading Professionals
International Reading Association (IRA)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Teachers
West Virginia Professional Teaching Standards (WWVPTs)