Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Building Comprehension.

Related Resources

Print Resources

Barton, J., and D. M. Sawyer. "Our Students Are Ready for This: Comprehension Instruction in the Elementary School." The Reading Teacher 57, no. 7 (Dec. 2003/Jan. 2004): 334-347.

Block, C. C., and M. Pressley. Comprehension Instruction: Research-Based Best Practices. New York: Guilford Press, 2002.

Cazden, C. Classroom Discourse: The Language of Teaching and Learning. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1988.

Clark, K. F., and M. F. Graves. "Scaffolding Students' Comprehension of Text." The Reading Teacher 58, no. 6 (March 2005): 570-580.

Harvey, S. Strategies That Work. Portland, ME: Stenhouse, 2000.

Hoyt, L. Spotlight on Comprehension: Building a Literacy of Thoughtfulness. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2005.

Pardo, L. S. "What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Comprehension." The Reading Teacher 58, no. 3 (Nov. 2004): 272-280.

Pressley, M. "Metacognition and Self-Regulated Comprehension." In What Research Has to Say About Reading Instruction, edited by A. E. Farstrup and S. J. Samuels, 291-309. Newark, DE: International Reading Association, 2003.

Web Resources

The Literacy Web
This site, from the University of Connecticut, provides resources on how the Internet can assist teachers in understanding and using best practices in literacy instruction.

Read, Write, Think
This site, sponsored by the International Reading Association (IRA) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), includes information and lesson plans for research-based literacy instruction in comprehension and response to reading.

This site provides lessons, graphic organizers, and instructional support in teaching the literacy strategies of proficient readers.

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