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Resources for Literacy in the Service of Science

Altieri , Jennifer L.(2011). Content Counts! Developing Disciplinary Literacy Skills, K-12. Newark: International Reading Association, Inc.

Buehl, D. (2011). Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Buehl, D. (2009). Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Cervetti, G., Pearson, P. D., Barber, J., Hiebert, E., & Bravo, M. (2007). Integrating literacy and science: The research we have, the research we need. In: Shaping Literacy Achievement, pp. 157-174.

Daniels, H. and Zemelman, S. (2004). Subjects Matter: Every Teacher's Guide to Content-Area Reading. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Douglas, Rowena et al. (2006). Linking Science & Literacy in the K-8 Classroom. Portsmouth, N.H. NSTA Press

Duke, Neil K. and Bennett-Armistead, S (2003). Reading and Writing Informational Text in the Primary Grades: Research-based Practices. New York, N.Y. Scholastic, Inc.

Fisher, D., Frey, N., & Rothenberg, C. (2008). Content-Area Conversations: How to plan discussion-based lessons for diverse language learners. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. ASCD Books & Publications, Fisher and Frey

Hand, Brian et al. (2009). Negotiating Science: The Critical Role of Science in Student Inquiry. Portsmouth, N.H. Heinemann

Hapgood, S. and Palinscar, A. S. (2007). Where literacy and science intersect. In: Educational Leadership, 64(4), pp. 56-60.

Harvey, S. & Daniels, H. (2009). Comprehension &Collaboration: Inquiry Circles in Action. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Harvey, S. and Harwayne,S (1998). Nonfiction Matters: Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8. Portland,ME: Stenhouse Publishing

Heller, R & Greenleaf, C.L. (2007). Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education

International Reading Association. (2006). Standards for middle and high school literacy coaches. Newark, DE: Author. A full-text PDF of this document is available for free download.

Kisner, E. (2006). Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Retelling. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

McNeil, K and Krajcik J. (2012). Supporting 5-8 students in constructing Explanations in Science: The Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning Framework for Talk and Writing. Allyn & Bacon

Norton-Meier, L., et al. (2008). Questions, Claims, and Evidence: The Important Place of Argument in Children's Science Writing. Portsmouth, N.H. NSTA Press.

Palincsar, A. S. (2006). Reading in Science: Why, What, and How. Paper presented at the University of Michigan, School of Education, Adolescent Literacy Symposium. Ann Arbor, MI.

Plaut, S. (Ed.) (2009). The Right to Literacy in Secondary schools. Moker, K. & Cazier, J. The scientist in the classroom: The place of literacy within scientific inquiry. NY: Teachers College Press. (pp.81-95)

Robb, L. (2004). Nonfiction Writing: From the Inside Out: Writing Lessons Inspired by Conversations with leading Authors. NY:Scholastic

Schoenbach,R. et al. (1999). Reading for Understanding: A Guide to Improving Reading in Middle and High School Classrooms.US: Jossey-Bass

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