Books and Articles
Askew, B. J., and I. C. Fountas. "Building an Early Reading Process: Active from the Start." The Reading Teacher 52, no. 2 (1998).
Avery, C. ...And with a Light Touch: Learning About Reading, Writing, and Teaching with First Graders. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1993.
Beaver, Joetta. The Developmental Reading Assessment. Lebanon, Ind.: Pearson Learning Publisher, 1999.
Clay, M. Running Records for Classroom Teachers. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2000.
Dahl, K. L., et al. Rethinking Phonics: Making the Best Teaching Decisions. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2001.
Gaskins, I., et al. "Procedures for Word Learning: Making Discoveries About Words." The Reading Teacher 50, no. 4 (1997).
Morrow, L. M., et al. "Characteristics of Exemplary First-Grade Literacy Instruction." The Reading Teacher 52, no. 5 (1999).
Opitz, M. F., and M. P. Ford. Reaching Readers: Flexible & Innovative Strategies for Guided Reading. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2001.
Price, D. P. "Explicit Instruction at the Point of Use." Language Arts 76, no. 1 (1998).
West, K. "Noticing and Responding to Learners: Literacy Evaluation and Instruction in the Primary Grades." The Reading Teacher 51, no. 7 (April, 1998).
Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Ability (CIERA)
International Reading Association (IRA)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
National Association of Education of Young Children