Oral Language Development

Spring 2018

Theories of Meaning Making

Woodard, R., & Kline, S. (2016). Lessons From Sociocultural Writing Research for Implementing the Common Core State Standards. Reading Teacher70(2), 207–216. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1505

Hoffman, J. V., Sailors, M., & Aguirre, S. H. (2016). Thinking Globally in Literacy Instruction: Making a Difference in the World. Reading Teacher70(2), 143–148. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1507

Moje, E. (2010) What is Disciplinary Literacy? https://youtu.be/Id4gKJ-wGzU

Literacy Research Association. Critical Race Theory.

Instructional Routines

Ciampa, K. (2016). Implementing a Digital Reading and Writing Workshop Model for Content Literacy Instruction in an Urban Elementary (K-8) School. Reading Teacher70(3), 295–306. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1514

McClure, E. L., & King Fullerton, S. (2017). Instructional Interactions: Supporting Students’ Reading Development Through Interactive Read-Alouds of Informational Texts. Reading Teacher71(1), 51–59. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1576

Hebert, F. (2013). Text Complexity Playlist

Scholastic. What is Guided Reading? (Beyond a Commercial Cash Cow).

Hoffman, J. V. (2017). What If “Just Right” Is Just Wrong? The Unintended Consequences of Leveling Readers. Reading Teacher71(3), 265–273. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1611

Phonics and Spelling

Montelongo, J. A., Hernández, A. C., Herter, R. J., & Cuello, J. (2011). Using Congnates to Scaffold Context Clue Strategies for Latino ELs. Reading Teacher64(6), 429–434. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.64.6.4

Bear, D. R., & Templeton, S. (1998). Explorations in developmental spelling: Foundations for learning and teaching phonics, spelling.. Reading Teacher52(3), 222. Retrieved from http://scsu.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=1275340&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Alderman, G. L., & Green, S. K. (2011). Fostering Lifelong Spellers Through Meaningful Experiences. Reading Teacher64(8), 599–605. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.64.8.5


Academic Vocabulary

Gallagher, M. A., & Anderson, B. E. (2016). Get All “Jazzed Up” for Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies That Engage. Reading Teacher70(3), 273–282. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1498

Picot, C. J. (2017). Using Academic Word Lists to Support Disciplinary Literacy Development. Reading Teacher71(2), 215–220. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1593

Flynt, E. S., & Brozo, W. G. (2008). Developing Academic Language: Got Words? Reading Teacher61(6), 500–502. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.61.6.9


McKee, L., & Carr, G. (2016). Supporting Beginning Readers in Reading to Learn: A Comprehension Strategy. Reading Teacher70(3), 359–363. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1510

Cappello, M., & Lafferty, K. E. (2015). The Roles of Photography for Developing Literacy Across the Disciplines. Reading Teacher69(3), 287–295. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1418

Roehling, J. V., Hebert, M., Nelson, J. R., & Bohaty, J. J. (2017). Text Structure Strategies for Improving Expository Reading Comprehension. Reading Teacher71(1), 71–82. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1590

Wright, T. S., & Gotwals, A. W. (2017). Supporting Disciplinary Talk From the Start of School: Teaching Students to Think and Talk Like Scientists. Reading Teacher71(2), 189–197. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1602

Hamilton, B. Supprting Young Readers Developing Reading Club Conversation Skills


Writing instruction

Roth, K., & Dabrowski, J. (2014). Extending Interactive Writing Into Grades 2-5. Reading Teacher68(1), 33–44. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1270

Moser, S. (2017). Using Mentor Texts to Reach Reluctant Readers and Writers. Reading Teacher71(3), 371–372. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1620

Zawilinksi, L. Hot Blogging.

Assessment Strategy

Philippakos, Z. A. (2017). Giving Feedback: Preparing Students for Peer Review and Self-Evaluation. Reading Teacher71(1), 13–22. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1568

Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (2015). Checking for Understanding Digitally During Content Area Learning. Reading Teacher69(3), 281–286. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1407 

Wixson, K. K., & Valencia, S. W. (2011). Assessment in RTI: What Teachers and Specialists Need to Know. Reading Teacher64(6), 466–469. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.64.6.13


Creating a Home and Community Culture


Louie, B., & Davis-Welton, K. (2016). Family Literacy Project. Reading Teacher69(6), 597–606. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1444

Protacio, M. S., & Edwards, P. A. (2015). Restructuring Sharing Time for English Learners and Their Parents. Reading Teacher68(6), 413–421.

Jensen, D. A. (2006). Using newsletters to create home-school connections. Reading Teacher60(2), 186–190. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.60.2.8

Cognitive, Cultural, and Developmental Differentation

Stahl, K. A. D. (2016). Response to Intervention. Reading Teacher69(6), 659–663. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1457

Teaching with Nonfiction

Duke, N. (2016). Using Informational Text to Build Literacy and Content Knowledge, Nell Duke, University of Michigan

Kersten, S. (2017). Becoming Nonfiction Authors: Engaging in Science Inquiry. Reading Teacher71(1), 33–41. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1577

Young, T. A., & Miner, A. B. (2015). Guiding Inquiry With Biography Breaks and the C3 Framework. Reading Teacher69(3), 311–319. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1415


Teaching with Novels

Ripp, P. Ideas for How to Do Better Book Clubs in Middle School

Larson, L. (2008) Electronic Reading Workshop

Cummins, S., & Quiroa, R. E. (2012). Teaching for Writing Expository Responses to Narrative Texts. Reading Teacher65(6), 381–386. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/TRTR.01057

Teaching with Poetry

Ferguson, K. (2017). A Poetry Coffee House: Creating a Cool Community of Writers. Reading Teacher71(2), 209–213. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1610

Timmermans, K. M., & Johnson, A. (2017). Introducing and Sustaining Close Reading and Writing Through Poetry. Reading Teacher71(3), 357–362. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1613

Ciardiello, A. V. (2010). “Talking Walls”: Presenting a Case for Social Justice Poetry in Literacy Education. Reading Teacher63(6), 464–473. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.63.6.3