Print & Web-based Materials

Relevant Print Materials

Background Knowledge – The Missing Piece of the Comprehension Puzzle

Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey (2009) Heinemann

Creating Critical Classrooms – K-8 Reading and Writing with an Edge

Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland, Jerome C. Harste (2010) Routledge

Critical Literacy – Enhancing Students’ Comprehension of Text

Maureen McLaughlin, Glenn L. DeVoogd (2004) Scholastic

Getting Beyond “I like the book” – Creating Space for Critical Literacy in the K-6 Classroom

Vivian Vasquez (2008) Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishing

It’s Critical! – Classroom Strategies for Promoting Critical and Creative Comprehension

David Booth (2008) Pembroke

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies – Changing Times, Changing Literacies

Michele Anstey, Geoff Bull (2007) International Reading Association

J. A. Turner Professional Library

Be sure to use the many resources available online via the professional library.

Internet Sites to Visit

Information & Ideas Just A Click Away

The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein
TEDxDartmouth - Brian Kennedy - Visual Literacy: Why We Need It