Literacy

Amelia Powers-Brown
Amelia Powers-Brown
Professional Learning Consultant, Literacy

859-442-8600, ext. 20
amelia.powers@nkces.org

The power of reading, writing, and communication encompasses all content areas and aspects of life. 

 

Literacy Organizations

Kentucky Reading Association   International Literacy Association   Kentucky Council of Teachers of English   National Council of Teachers of English    International Dyslexia Association

 

📘Phonological & Phonemic Awareness Resources

*Book Recommendation: Phonological Awareness Assessment Tools & Strategies by Yvette Zgonc

 

📙Phonics Resources

*Meeting the Challenges of Early Literacy Phonics Instruction from ILA 

 

📕Vocabulary Resources

*Book Recommendation: Word Nerds by Brenda Overturf, Leslie Montgomery, & Margot Smith

 

📗Fluency Resources

*Target the Problem: Fluency from Reading Rockets

*Fluency Resources form Achieve the Core

 

📙Comprehension Resources

*Book Recommendation: Reciprocal Reading at Work (3rd Edition) by Lori D. Oczkus

*National Reading Panel Report specific to comprehension

*Essential Elements of Fostering and Teaching Reading Comprehension from What Research Has to Say About Reading Instruction

 

📓Writing Resources

*Book Recommendation: The Writing Revolution by Judith Hochman & Natalie Wexler

*On-Demand Writing Isn't a Product, It's a Skill by Veda McClain

Additional Resources


Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading and Writing

The Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading and Writing help ensure all students throughout Kentucky are provided with common content and have opportunities to learn at high levels.


Literacy Resources for Kentucky Special and General Educators

All nine Kentucky cooperatives have partnered together to offer you this collection of resources to support the literacy needs of PK-12 educators across the state.


Literature Lending Library

This collection of books with diverse characters and by diverse authors all have the power to cultivate empathy both in our young people and ourselves. These titles are available for you to borrow throughout the school year!