Yopp, R. H., & Yopp, H. K. (2001). Literature-based reading activities. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Harvey,S., & Goudvis, A.(2000). Strategies that work: Teaching comprehension to enhance understanding. Stenhouse Publishers.
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D. J., & Pollock, J. E. (2005). Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
Meltzer, J., & Hamann, E. T. (2005). Meeting the literacy development needs of adolescent English language learners through content area learning: Classroom teaching and learning strategies. Providence, RI: Brown University
Star, L. (2002).Technology Integration Made Easy. Retrieved from http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech146.shtml
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain websites 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.
Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans
Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy is a comprehensive 2004 report to the Carnegie Corporation of New York. http://www.all4ed.org/publications/ReadingNext/ReadingNext.pdf
The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory's Reading Assessment Database provides information to those seeking reliable reading assessment tools for children in grades Pre-K to 3. Many of the assessments are suitable for higher grades as well. http://www.sedl.org/reading/rad/
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's Literacy and Language Development Team provides a variety of resources. Many Paths to Literacy and Learning to read and write: a place to start focus on early literacy development. Inquiring Minds addresses literacy in early adolescence. Learners, Language, and Technology suggests how to incorporate technology to promote literacy skills. http://www.nwrel.org/lld/publications.html
The Partnership for Reading published Put Reading First, designed to help teachers apply findings and conclusions from the 2000 report of the National Reading Panel, including analysis and discussion of five areas of reading instruction. http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/reading_first1.html
The Lab at Brown provides information and resources on selected education topics, including elementary literacy and adolescent literacy in the content areas, on the Knowledge Loom Web site. http://knowledgeloom.org/index.jsp