Issues in Literacy Development

by John J. Pikulski and J. David Cooper

This document summarizes the best available research and professional expertise to help teachers provide high-quality literacy instruction for students from kindergarten through Grade 8. The information has been organized around topics that are important to literacy development.

Select a Topic in Literacy Development:

Emergent Literacy / Beginning Reading

Use of Authentic Literature

Literature-Based Instruction

Strategic Reading, Comprehension, and Study Skills

Phonics, Decoding, and Word Identification

Independent Reading and Self-Initiated Writing

Integrating the Language Arts

Meeting Individual Needs of All Students

Multicultural/Diverse Perspective Instruction

Interdisciplinary/Cross-Curricular Teaching


Staff Development

Reading/Language Arts Center | Professional Development
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