Links and References
Why Kids Can't Write by Dana Goldstein, New York Times
Recommendations for Improving Adolescent Literacy, U.S. Department of Education
Adolescent Literacy: Learning and Understanding Content, by Sally Goldman, University of Illinois Learning Sciences Research Institute
Adolescent Literacy by The Alliance for Excellent Education, Washington DC.
A Focus on Vocabulary by Fran Lehr, M.A., Lehr & Associates, Champaign, IllinoisJean Osborn, M.Ed., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert, Visiting Research Professor, University of California – Berkeley.
Grammar and Vocabulary, Showing the Connections by Susan Hunston, Gill Francis, and Elizabeth Manning
Reading Next- A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy by Dr. Catherine Snow, Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Gina Biancarosa, Harvard Researcher.
The Etymological Importance of Latin Words, The Classical Journal
ASCD Articles on Formative Feedback/Assessment