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Predictable Patterns Book

Easy books - strongly repetitive pattern, Minimum of short sentences per page.

Harder Books --- less obvious repetitive pattern, more and longer sentences.


Anderson, R., Hiebert, E., Scott, J., & Wilkinson, I. (1985). Becoming A nation of readers. Washington, DC: National Institute of Education.

Bleich, D. (1978). Subjective criticism. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Callaghan, M. (1935). All the years of her life. The New Yorker.

Carbo, M. (1978). Teaching reading with talking books. The Reading Teacher, 32, 267-273.

Cunningham, P., & Cunningham, J. (1992). Making words: Enhancing the invented spelling-decoding connection. The Reading Teacher, 46, 106-115.

Davidson, J. (1982). The group mapping activity for instruction in reading and thinking, Journal of Reading, 26, 52-56.

Davidson, J. (1986). The teacher-student generated lesson: A model for reading instruction. Theory into Practice, 25, 84-90.

Davidson, J., & Padak, N, (1988). Reading, writing, and content learning. In N. Padak (Ed.), Writing should be read (pp. 31- 40). Monroe, NY: Trillium.

Gillet, J., & Kita, M. (1979). Words, kids, and categories. The Reading Teacher, 32, 538-542.

Goodman, Y., & Watson, D. (1977). A reading program to live with: Focus on comprehension. Language Arts, 54, 868-879.

Heckelman, R. G. (1969). A neurological impress method of reading instruction. Academic Therapy, 4, 277-282.

Koskinen, P., & Blum, I. (1986). Paired repeated reading: A classroom strategy for developing fluent reading. The Reading Teacher, 40, 70-75.

Martin, B. (1967). Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do vou see?. New York: Henry Holt.

Ogle, D. (1986). K-W-L: A teaching model that develops active reading of expository text. The Reading Teacher, 38, 564-570.

Rasinski, T. V. (1989) Fluency for everyone: Incorporating fluency instruction in the classroom. The Reading Teacher, 42, 690-693.

Samuels, S. J. (1979) The method of repeated readings. The Reading Teacher, 32, 403-408.

Schreiber, P. A. (1980) On the acquisition of reading fluency. The Journal of Reading Behavior, 12, 177-186.

Schreiber, P. A. (1991) Understanding Prosody's role in reading acquisition. Theory into Practice, 30, 158-164.

Stahl, S. A. (1992). Saying the "p" word: Nine guidelines for exemplary phonics instruction. The Reading Teacher, 45, 618-625.

Stanovich, K. (1986). Mathew effects in reading: Some consequences of individual differences in the acquisition of literacy. Reading Research Quarterly, 21, 360-407.

Stauffer, R. (1980). The language-expierence approach to the teaching of reading (2nd ed.). New York: Harper and Row.

Topping, K. (1987). Paired reading: A powerful technique for parent use. The Reading Teacher, 40, 608-614.

Vacca, R., & Vacca, J. (1993). Content area reading (4th ed.). New York: HarperCollins.

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