Links and References

Adolescent Literacy: Fact Sheet 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. 

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. 

Formative Assessment that Truly Informs Instruction, by NCTE 

The Etymological Importance of Latin Words

ASCD Articles on Formative Feedback/Assessment