Theories of Meaning Making
Woodard, R., & Kline, S. (2016). Lessons From Sociocultural Writing Research for Implementing the Common Core State Standards. Reading Teacher, 70(2), 207–216.
Hoffman, J. V., Sailors, M., & Aguirre, S. H. (2016). Thinking Globally in Literacy Instruction: Making a Difference in the World. Reading Teacher, 70(2), 143–148.
Moje, E. (2010) What is Disciplinary Literacy?
Literacy Research Association. Critical Race Theory.
Ciampa, K. (2016). Implementing a Digital Reading and Writing Workshop Model for Content Literacy Instruction in an Urban Elementary (K-8) School. Reading Teacher, 70(3), 295–306.
McClure, E. L., & King Fullerton, S. (2017). Instructional Interactions: Supporting Students’ Reading Development Through Interactive Read-Alouds of Informational Texts. Reading Teacher, 71(1), 51–59.
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 Teacher, 71(3), 265–273.
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 Teacher, 64(6), 429–434.
Bear, D. R., & Templeton, S. (1998). Explorations in developmental spelling: Foundations for learning and teaching phonics, spelling.. Reading Teacher, 52(3), 222. Retrieved from
Gallagher, M. A., & Anderson, B. E. (2016). Get All “Jazzed Up” for Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies That Engage. Reading Teacher, 70(3), 273–282.
Picot, C. J. (2017). Using Academic Word Lists to Support Disciplinary Literacy Development. Reading Teacher, 71(2), 215–220.
Flynt, E. S., & Brozo, W. G. (2008). Developing Academic Language: Got Words? Reading Teacher, 61(6), 500–502.
McKee, L., & Carr, G. (2016). Supporting Beginning Readers in Reading to Learn: A Comprehension Strategy. Reading Teacher, 70(3), 359–363.
Roehling, J. V., Hebert, M., Nelson, J. R., & Bohaty, J. J. (2017). Text Structure Strategies for Improving Expository Reading Comprehension. Reading Teacher, 71(1), 71–82.
Wright, T. S., & Gotwals, A. W. (2017). Supporting Disciplinary Talk From the Start of School: Teaching Students to Think and Talk Like Scientists. Reading Teacher, 71(2), 189–197.
Roth, K., & Dabrowski, J. (2014). Extending Interactive Writing Into Grades 2-5. Reading Teacher, 68(1), 33–44.
Moser, S. (2017). Using Mentor Texts to Reach Reluctant Readers and Writers. Reading Teacher, 71(3), 371–372.
Zawilinksi, L. Hot Blogging.
Philippakos, Z. A. (2017). Giving Feedback: Preparing Students for Peer Review and Self-Evaluation. Reading Teacher, 71(1), 13–22.
Wixson, K. K., & Valencia, S. W. (2011). Assessment in RTI: What Teachers and Specialists Need to Know. Reading Teacher, 64(6), 466–469.
Creating a Home and Community Culture
Louie, B., & Davis-Welton, K. (2016). Family Literacy Project. Reading Teacher, 69(6), 597–606.
Protacio, M. S., & Edwards, P. A. (2015). Restructuring Sharing Time for English Learners and Their Parents. Reading Teacher, 68(6), 413–421.
Jensen, D. A. (2006). Using newsletters to create home-school connections. Reading Teacher, 60(2), 186–190.
Cognitive, Cultural, and Developmental Differentation
Teaching with Nonfiction
Duke, N. (2016). Using Informational Text to Build Literacy and Content Knowledge, Nell Duke, University of Michigan
Teaching with Novels
Larson, L. (2008) Electronic Reading Workshop.
Cummins, S., & Quiroa, R. E. (2012). Teaching for Writing Expository Responses to Narrative Texts. Reading Teacher, 65(6), 381–386.
Teaching with Poetry
Ferguson, K. (2017). A Poetry Coffee House: Creating a Cool Community of Writers. Reading Teacher, 71(2), 209–213.
Timmermans, K. M., & Johnson, A. (2017). Introducing and Sustaining Close Reading and Writing Through Poetry. Reading Teacher, 71(3), 357–362.
Ciardiello, A. V. (2010). “Talking Walls”: Presenting a Case for Social Justice Poetry in Literacy Education. Reading Teacher, 63(6), 464–473.