Volume 2 • Issue 2

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Volume 2 • Issue 2

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Editorial
Catherine Kurkjian & Kenneth J. Weiss

FEATURE ARTICLES
Foundational Literacy Skills in the Context of the Common Core: Learning What Words Are and How Words Work
Shane Templeton

Using Shared Reading and Close Reading to Bridge Intervention and the Common Core
Karen C. Waters

Stanislavski and the Common Core
Rachael Gabriel

Departmentalized Reading in the Second Grade? Yes!
Katina L. Thomas
DEPARTMENTS
CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE

Spending time with Padma Venkatraman
Lynda M. Valerie

Teaching Nonviolence in English Methods Seminar: Climbing the Stairs to the High School Classroom
Diane Kern, Kathryn L. Johnson, Ed S and Padma Venkatraman

CRITICAL LITERACY

Critical Literacy for Younger Learners: A Conceptual Model and Classroom Implications
Katharine Covino

TEACHER RESEARCH

The Inner Workings of a Teacher Research Group: Exploring Our Passions, Supporting Each Other, and Improving Our Teaching
Cathy Fleischer

The Role of Teacher Research in Rising to the Challenge of IB Literature
lisa eddy

NEW LITERACIES

Using Collaborative Online Writing Among Middle Level Learners to Address a Complex Text: Blogging about The Giver
Lisa M. Zawilinski and Laurie A. Henry

Coding and Comprehension: Reading, Thinking and Empowering 21st Century Students
Jenny Lussier, Lindsay Petroski and Michelle Gohagon