Examining Different Pathways to Literacy Development
How were the pathways to literacy alike, but also different, for those featured in the assigned readings in this module? How did their literacy learning relate to the theories of literacy development discussed in Chapter 5 (Tracey & Morrow, 2017)? What do you think are the important take-aways of the assigned readings in this module for teachers and/or literacy specialists?
1) Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M. (2017). Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models (3rd ed.). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
- Chapter 5: Developmental Lenses (1930s-Present)
2) Goodman, Y. M. (1997). Multiple roads to Literacy. In D. Taylor (Ed.), Many families, many literacies (pp. 56-62). Portsmouth, NH.
3) Volk, D., & De Acosta, M. (2001). Many differing ladders, many ways to climb…Literacy events in the bilingual classroom, homes, and community of three Puerto Rican kindergartners…Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 1, 193-224.