Literacy Methods Resources

The resources on this page are used in the following classes:
ICG 445 & 447 (Reading & Writing Assessment I & II)
CIL 655 Teaching Elementary School Reading
CIL 720 Classroom Diagnosis & Instruction of Reading Difficulties

Comprehensive Literacy graphic & written explanation

TUTORING
Tancock (1997) - A literacy lesson framework for children with reading problems
Tutoring Reports
  • 447 Case Study example
  • 447 Parent letter example
ASSESSMENT
Interest/Attitude

INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES

STANDARDS

Matching Readers to Levels and Spelling Stages

Writing
6+1 Trait Writing
http://www.nwrel.org/assessment/department.php?d=1
Writing Fix - "Where getting your daily writing "fix" is more important than fixing your writing. Write EVERY day!"
http://www.writingfix.com/

Language development in children, stages of language acquisition, etc
High Quality Sheltered Instruction (HQSI)
http://ccsd.net/ellp/HQSI/index.htm#LINKS
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (CREDE) - research on language and literacy development
http://crede.berkeley.edu/

Links
Position statements from International Reading Association (IRA)
http://www.reading.org/resources/issues/positions.html
Professional Standards: IRA
http://www.reading.org/resources/issues/reports/professional_standards.html
Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication - excellent site for lesson plan ideas
http://reading.indiana.edu/
Companion Website for Tompkins
http://www.prenhall.com/tompkins
Companion Website for Words Their Way
http://www.prenhall.com/bear