Promoting Literacy Development

50 Research-Based Strategies for K-8 Learners

by Patricia A. Antonacci, Catherine M. O'Callaghan

Fifty research-based literacy strategies designed for busy K-8 classroom teachers

Organized around 10 key areas for teaching and learning literacy—phonemic awareness, phonics, reading fluency, vocabulary, story comprehension, comprehension of informational text, questioning for understanding, discussion for understanding, narrative writing, and writing to learn-Promoting Literacy Development offers 50 clearly written, step-by-step strategies for developing proficient readers and writers. The authors also include suggestions for differentiating instruction for English language learners and for students with special needs.


  • SAGE Publications; May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781452224138
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Promoting Literacy Development
  • Author: Patricia A. Antonacci; Catherine M. O'Callaghan
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc

In The Press

“The structure around the essential elements of literary means that I could use this book as a supplement for almost any text…This is exactly the kind of material we try to get into the hands of the students now while they have the time to spend on learning the strategies.”