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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

Martha Duran-Contreras's Second-Grade Class

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Staying on Topic

Video Summary

The Teacher and the Class

Analyzing the Video

Making Connections

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Resources Used by Ms. Duran-Contreras

Fountas, I. C., and G. S. Pinnell. Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1996.

Routman, Reggie. Invitations: Changing as Teachers and Learners K-12. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1991.

Sitton, Rebecca. Increasing Student Spelling Achievement. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Egger Publishing, Inc., 1998.

Books for Students in Ms. Duran-Contreras's Classroom

Chang, Heidi. Elaine and the Flying Frog. New York, N.Y.: Random Library, 1991.

Dr. Seuss. Green Eggs & Ham. New York, N.Y.: Random House, 1960.

Klass, Sheila Solomon. Shooting Star: A Novel About Annie Oakley. New York, N.Y.: Bantam Books, 1998.

Williams, Linda. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything. New York, N.Y.: HarperTrophy, 1988.

Yolen, Jane. Owl Moon. New York, N.Y.: Philomel Books (Penguin Putnam Inc.), 1987.

Additional Resources

Books and Articles:

Altwerger, B., and B. L. Ivener. "Self Esteem: Access to Literacy in Multicultural and Multilingual Classrooms." In Kids Come in All Languages: Reading Instruction for ESL Students. Newark, Del.: International Reading Association, 1994.

Brisk, M. E., and M. M. Harrington. Literacy and Bilingualism: A Handbook for All Teachers. Mahwah, N.J.: Laurence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.

Cary, S. Second Language Learners. Portland, Maine: Stenhouse Publishers, 1997.

Flood, J., et al. "Literacy Instruction for Students Acquiring English: Moving Beyond the Immersion Debate." The Reading Teacher. 50, no. 4 (December 1996): 356-369.

International Reading Association. Second Language Literacy Instruction: A Position Statement of the International Reading Association. Newark, Del.: International Reading Association, 2000.

Rigg, P., and V. G. Allen. When They Don't All Speak English: Integrating the ESL Student into the Regular Classroom. Urbana, Ill.: National Association of Teachers of English (NCTE), 1989.

Rueda, R. and G. E. Garcia. How Do I Teach Reading to English Language Learners? Ann Arbor, Mich.: Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, 2001.

Schirmer, B. R., et al. eds. "Diverse Learners in the Classroom: Innovative Literacy Practices for ESL Learners." The Reading Teacher 49, no. 5 (1996).

Spangenberg-Urbschat, K., and R. Pritchard. eds. Kids Come in All Languages: Reading Instruction for ESL Students. Newark, Del.: International Reading Association, 1994.

Web sites

Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Ability (CIERA)

International Reading Association

National Council of Teachers of English

National Association of Education of Young Children

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)

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