ELA Articles and Books






  • Sprenger, M. (2013). Teaching the critical vocabulary of the common core: 55 words that make or break student understanding. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • Marzano, R. J., & Simms, J. A. (2013). Vocabulary for the common core. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Research Laboratory.
  •  J. Baumann & E. Kame (Eds.). (2004). Vocabulary instruction: Research to practice. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Birsh, J. R. (2005). Multisensory teaching of basic language skills. (2nd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.
  • Rog, L. J. (2001).  Early literacy instruction in kindergarten. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
  • Beck, I. L. (2006). Making sense of phonics: The hows and whys. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • McKenna, M. C. & Stahl, S. A. (2003). Assessment for reading instruction. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Adams, M. J. (1990). Beginning to read: Thinking and learning about print. Champaign, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, The Reading Research and Education Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Allington, R. L. (2006). What really matters for struggling readers: Designing research-based programs (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.
  • Moats, L. C. (2000). Speech to print: Language essentials for teachers. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brooks Publishing.

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