Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Dr. Parks' Bookmarks

In 2000, The National Reading Panel (NRP) issued an extensive report of their findings, as directed by Congress in 1997, to assess the status of research-based knowledge about reading, including the effectiveness of various approaches to teaching children to read. The Websites listed below can help to explain the Five Elements of Reading Instruction identified by NRP as effective approaches.

1. Phonemic Awareness

2. Phonics

3. Fluency

4. Vocabulary

5. Comprehension

Additional Resources

Research and Resources

Graphic Organizers


English Language Learners

Response to Intervention

The International Reading Association’s
Commentary on Scientifically Based Reading Instruction:


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