Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Beach, Richard. A Teacher's Introduction to Reader-Response Theories. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1993.
This book provides useful explanations of reader-response theories and strategies.
Pace, Barbara G. "Resistance and Response: Deconstructing Community Standards in a Literature Class." Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 46:5 (February 2003): 408-412.
This article describes the reflections of students who practice reader response.
Probst, Robert E. "Reader-Response Theory and the English Curriculum." English Journal(March 1994): 37-44.
This article describes ways to integrate reader-response strategies into a language arts curriculum.
Rosenblatt, Louise, Literature as Exploration (3rd ed). New York: Noble & Noble, 1968.
This book offers useful strategies and reflections on the benefits of reader response.
Rosenblatt, Louise, The Reader, the Text, the Poem: The Transactional Theory of Literary Work. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.
This book provides a theoretical backdrop to reader-response methodology.