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EDEC 5653: Making the Literacy Connection: Language to Reading

Useful library information for EDEC 5653, Making the Literacy Connection: Language to Reading, 2022

Required Materials

Required Materials for EDEC 5653 

Batista-Morales, N. S., Salmerón, C., & DeJulio, S. (2019). Their words, their worlds: Critical literacy in bilingual spaces. Bilingual Research Journal, 42(4), 471-490.

Bengochea, A., Sembiante, S. F., & Gort, M. (2020). Attracting and Responding to an Audience: Preschoolers’ Multimodal Composing in Show-and-Tell Activity. Language Arts, 97(3), 135-145.

Boutte, G. S., & Johnson, G. L. (2013). Do educators see and honor biliteracy and bidialectalism in African American language speakers? Apprehensions and reflections of two grandparents/professional educators. Early Childhood Education Journal, 41(2), 133-141.

Christakis, E. (2016). The importance of being little: What preschoolers young children really need from grownups. Penguin.

Crafton, L. K., Silvers, P., & Brennan, M. (2017). Creating a critical multiliteracies curriculum: Repositioning art in the early childhood classroom. In Multimodal Perspectives of Language, Literacy, and Learning in Early Childhood (pp. 67-86). Springer, Cham.

Delpit, L. (2012). Teaching Tolerance Keynote [Video file]. Retrieved from (Links to an external site.). 

Dyson, A. H. (1990). Talking up a writing community: The role of talk in learning to write. In S. Hynds & D. Rubins (Eds.), Perspectives on talk & learning (99-114). National Council of Teachers of English. 

Dyson, A.H., & Genishi, C. (2013). Social talk and imaginative play: Curricular basics for young children’s language and literacy. In D.E. Alvermann, N.J. Unrau, & R.B. Ruddell (Eds.), Theoretical models and processes of reading (6th ed., pp. 164-181). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Flewitt, R. (2012). Multimodal perspectives on early childhood literacies. The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy, 2nd ed. London: Sage, 295-309.

Flewitt, R., Nind, M., & Payler, J. (2009). If she's left with books she'll just eat them': Considering inclusive multimodal literacy practices. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 9(2), 211-233.

Ghiso, M. P., & Low, D. E. (2013). Students using multimodal literacies to surface micronarratives of United States immigration. Literacy, 47(1), 26-34.

Heath, S. B. (1982). What no bedtime story means: Narrative skills at home and school. Language in Society, 11(1), 49-76.

Leland, C., Harste, J., & Huber, K. (2005). Out of the box: Critical literacy in a first-grade classroom. Language Arts, 82(4), 257-268.

Leu, K. H., Templeton, T., & Yoon, H. (2016). Co-inquiry, co-construction, collaboration: The emergence of curriculum. Language Arts, 94(1), 54.

Lindfors, J. W. (2019). Children's language: Connecting reading, writing, and talk. Teachers College Press.

Luke, A. (1994). The social construction of literacy in the primary school. Macmillan Education AU.

Luke, A. (2015). Critical literacy [Video file]. Retrieved from (Links to an external site.)

Lyiscott, J. (2018). Why English class is silencing students of color [Video file]. Retrieved from

Kliewer, C. (2008). Seeing all kids as readers: A new vision for literacy in the inclusive early childhood classroom. Brookes Publishing.

Perry, K. (2014). "Mama, sign this note": Young refugee children's brokering of Literacy practices. Language Arts, 91(5), 313-325.

Templeton, T. N. (2013). Teacher as Researcher: Young Children as Forces of Nature: Critical Perspective in a Preschool Classroom. Childhood Education, 89(3), 185-187.

UBC Okanagan. (2018). Critical literacy: Children as changemakers in their worlds [Video file]. Retrieved from 

Vasquez, V. M. (2016). Critical literacy across the K-6 curriculum. Taylor & Francis.

Vasquez, V. M., Janks, H., & Comber, B. (2019). Critical literacy as a way of being and doing. Language Arts, 96(5), 300-311.

Wargo, J. M. (2019). Sounding the garden, voicing a problem: Mobilizing critical literacy through personal digital inquiry with young children. Language Arts, 96(5), 275-285.

Wessel‐Powell, C., Lu, Y. H., & Wohlwend, K. (2018). Walking dead literacies: zombies, boys, and (re) animated storytelling. The Reading Teacher, 72(3), 313-324.

Winograd, K. (Ed.). (2014). Critical literacies and young learners: Connecting classroom practice to the common core. Routledge.

Wood, S., & Jocius, R. (2013). Combating “I hate this stupid book!”: Black males and critical literacy. The Reading Teacher, 66(8), 661-669.

Yoon, H. S. (2021). Stars, rainbows, and Michael Myers: The carnivalesque intersection of play and horror in kindergarteners’(trade) marking and (copy) writing. Teachers College Record, 123(3).

Zapata, A., Valdez-Gainer, N., & Haworth, C. (2015). Bilingual picturebook making in the elementary classroom. Language Arts, 92(5), 343.

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