Resources
Tier I Text
Writing About Tier I Text

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Training Materials

Educator Certification data Sheet


Materials PDFs

Tier I Text
PrimaryElementarySecondaryWriting About
Weekly Lesson Plans / Routines
Coaching Forms
 
Text Organizers
PrimaryElementarySecondaryWriting About
English

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Spanish

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Other
  
Prompts & Frames
   
Take Homes
Note: Not all activities described in the take homes are intended to be done during FORI/QtA reading time.
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Posters

Good Reader Posters


Videos


USOE Reading Software Resources


Data About Training

Educator Response to UURC Tier I Text Practica [8/18/15]

Wide Reading Resources

  • ReadWorks.org - Non-Fiction Articles
  • Newsela - Non-Fiction Articles with Adjustable Reading Levels
  • Moby Max - Short, High-Interest Grade-Level Texts

Books with Spanish-English cognates

Teachers' Choices Cognate Database


Presentations

Brown, K. (2016, Aug.). Repeated Readings: What Can We Learn From Eye Movements?. Presented at the University of Utah Reading Clinic. [PPT] [PDF]

Robbins, K. (2016, Aug.). Writing About Tier I Text. Presented at the University of Utah Reading Clinic. [PPT] [PDF]
 


Research Base

Beck, I.L., McKeown, M.G., Sandora, C., Kucan, L., & Worthy, J. (1996). Questioning the Author: A Yearling Classroom Implementation to Engage Students with Text. Elementary School Journal, 96 (4), 385-414.

Hillocks, G., Jr. (1987, May). Synthesis of Research on Teaching Writing. Educational Leadership, 44 (8), 71-82.

Kuhn, M.R., Schwanenflugel, P.J., Morris, R.D., Morrow, L.M., Woo, D.G., Meisinger, E.B., Sevcik, R.A., Bradley, B.A., & Stahl, S.A. (2006). Teaching Children to Become Fluent and Automatic Readers. Journal of Literacy Research, 38 (4), 357-387.
[Annotated Abstract]

Schwanenflugel, P.J., Meisinger, E.B., Wisenbaker, J.M., Kuhn, M.R., Strauss, G.P. & Morris, R.D. (2006). Becoming a Fluent and Automatic Reader in the Early Elementary School Years. Reading Research Quarterly, 41 (4), 496-522.

Stahl, S.A. & Heubach, K.M. (2005). Fluency-Oriented Reading Instruction. Journal of Literacy Research, 37 (1), 25-60.


Published Application

Kuhn, M.R. & Schwanenflugel, P.J. (2009). Time, Engagement, and Support: Lessons from a Four-Year Fluency Intervention. In E.H. Hiebert (ed.), Reading More, Reading Better 141-160. New York: Guilford. [Annotated Copy]

Kuhn, M.R. & Woo, D.G. (2008). Fluency-Oriented Reading: Two Whole-Class Approaches. In M.R. Kuhn & Schwanenflugel (eds.), Fluency in the Classroom 17-35. New York: Guilford.

Schwanenflugel, P.J., Kuhn, M.R., & Ash, G.E. (2010). Sharing the Stage: Using Oral and Silent Wide Reading to Develop Proficient Reading in the Early Grades. In E.H. Hiebert & D.R. Reutzel (eds.), Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researchers 181-197. Santa Cruz: TextProject, Inc.


Shanahan Support for Tier I Routines

Shanahan, T. (2016, Jan. 4). Kids Need to Read Within Instruction. Retrieved from https://shanahanonliteracy.com/blog/kids-need-to-read-within-instruction

Shanahan, T. (2015, May 13). How Much Text Complexity Can Teachers Scaffold? Retrieved from https://shanahanonliteracy.com/blog/how-much-text-complexity-can-a-teacher-scaffold

Shanahan, T. (2015, Apr. 23). Round Robin by Any Other Name... Oral Reading for Older Readers. Retrieved from https://shanahanonliteracy.com/blog/round-robin-by-any-other-name-oral-reading-for-older-readers

Shanahan, T. (2014). How and How Not to Prepare Students for the New Tests. The Reading Teacher, 68 (3), 184-188.