In this article, we describe a text analysis proto- col, guide, or checklist, the Guide to Analyze Texts for Elementary Students (GATES), which teachers can use to examine complex texts for the purpose of determining instructional obstacles and affordances as part of standards-based reading instruction planning.
Self-Regulated Strategy Development in Writing by Karen R. Harris and Steve Graham
Self-Regulated Strategy Development for writing can help everyone: teachers and students, with and without learning disabilities.
Understanding Shifts in Reading and Its Instruction by Steven A. Stahl
Outside of education, people view the shifts and swings of instruction with bemusement, if they do not have school-age children, or with alarm, if they do. In reading, we have swung from a whole word methodology to phonics to direct instruction to whole language, with various stops along the way, over the course of my lifetime.