CIED 3005; 3293: Literacy; Teaching Reading: Home
CIED 3005 - Foundations of Literacy. Survey of evaluation, selection and utilization of literature of childhood; introduces cognitive and linguistics foundations of literacy; language conventions needed to compose and comprehend oral and written texts. Work in school setting.
Textbooks (Fall 2015)
TEXTBOOKS (Fall 2015)
- Comprehension from the Ground Up / by Sharon Taberski (2011)
- Strategies that Work / by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis (2007, 2d ed.)
- Phonics They Use: Words for Reading & Writing / by Patricia M. Cunningham (2013, 6th ed.)
Lessons from the ground up: cultivating comprehension in K-3 readers / by Sharon Taberski (videorecording, 2011).
DVD 372.47 T113L, CML Media Room.
Organized around the five areas/pillars of reading instruction:
- accurate fluent reading
- background knowledge
- oral language and vocabulary
- reading-writing connections
- repertoire of strategies
By Derry Koralek & Ray Collins
Play is the work of children – through play and interaction, children learn how to talk, listen, read, and write. Read about typical behaviors of emergent and beginning readers, and how each of these behaviors relate to reading and writing.
Between the ages of four and nine, your child will have to master some 100 phonics rules, learn to recognize 3,000 words with just a glance, and develop a comfortable reading speed approaching 100 words a minute. He must learn to combine words on the page with a half-dozen squiggles called punctuation into something – a voice or image in his mind that gives back meaning. (Paul Kropp, 1996) ... (click to see entire article)
From the website Reading Rockets, a national literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
What Is Literacy?
Reading Achievement (U.S.)
2011 2013 Grade 4
67% 68% students read at least at basic level
34% 35% students read at least at proficient level
8% NA students read at advanced level
76% 78% students read at least at basic level
34% 36% students read at least at proficient level
3% NA students read at advanced level
SOURCE: National Center for Educational Statistics, 221.20 Reading Achievement 1998-2013, Digest of Educational Statistics 2013, online (Accessed 14 May 2015).
Parts of this guide is based on work done by Shonda Brisco, MLIS.