Christy Irish, Journal Editor

Want to submit a manuscript for
the Journal?  The deadline for submissions is July 15th.
Email: for more information.



Volume 29  Volume 30


Making Literacy Connections

Journal of the

Greater Washington Reading Council


 Volume XXXI  2016-2017


Seth Parsons


Karen Banks, Loudoun County Public Schools

Alicia K. Bruyning, George Mason University, editorial assistant

Ellen Clark, George Mason University

Nisreen Daoud, George Mason University

Melissa A. Gallagher, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Amber Jensen, Fairfax County Public Schools & George Mason University

Leigh Ann Kurz, George Mason University

Leslie La Croix, George Mason University

Jacquelynn A. Malloy, Clemson University

April A. Mattix Foster, George Mason University

Allison Ward Parsons, George Mason University

Michelle Picard, Arlington Public Schools

Erin M. Ramirez, California State University at Monterrey Bay

Barbara Rohr, Prince William Public Schools

Margaret Vaughn, University of Idaho


Download The Entire Journal Here! 



Table of Contents
(Click To View Individual Articles)

Shared Reading with Informational Text: Teaching Text Features to Emergent Readers

Julie W. Ankrum, Aimee L. Morewood
& Allison Swan Dagen

Watch Me Grow!: Engaging English Learners in Poetry

Karen Banks

Connecting to Their Lives: Young Adult Literature and Student Achievement

Janine J. Darragh & Elaine Radme

Writing Workshop Professional Development:
A Necessary Tool towards Developing our Future Writers

Bettina Forman

Reading to Learn in Social Studies: The R2-3E Strategy

Susan Groundwater

RICU: The Reading Intensive Care Unit

Angela Kheradmand

Interactive Read-Alouds: A Vehicle for Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

Jacqueline M. Myers & Julie W. Ankrum

Hey, Can We Read that Book? It Sounds Interesting!

Jessica Lantz, Joy Myers, & Pamela Sullivan


web counter
web counter