Structured Literacy

Thank you for seeking out additional resources related to Examining the Balance in Literacy Instruction”.  Here you will find a list of articles and books, as well as other useful resources.

Articles and Books
  • Castles, A., Rastle, K., & Nation, K. (2018). Ending the reading wars: Reading acquisition from novice to expert. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 19(1), 5-51. doi:10.1177/1529100618772271.  Link here
  • International Dyslexia Association (2018). Knowledge and practice standards for teachers of reading. Baltimore, MD: International Dyslexia Association. Link here
  • Kilpatrick, D. A. (2015). Essentials of assessing, preventing and overcoming reading difficulties. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.  Book for purchase here
  • Seidenberg, M. (2017). Language at the speed of sight. How we read, why so many can’t and what can be done about it. New York, NY: Basic Books.  Book for purchase here.  Journal, 25, 1691-1723.
  • Spear-Swerling, L. (2019). Structured literacy and typical literacy practices: Understanding Differences to create instructional opportunities. Teaching Exceptional Children, 51(3), 201-211.  Link here
Other Resources
  • Scarborough’s Reading Rope – here
  • Nancy Young’s Ladder of Reading – here
  • WWC – What Works Clearinghouse Practice Guides – here