Standard 2 - Literacy and Reading:
Candidates promote reading for learning, personal growth, and enjoyment. Candidates are aware of major trends in children's and young adult literature and select reading materials in multiple formats to support reading for information, reading for pleasure, and reading for lifelong learning. Candidates use a variety of strategies to reinforce classroom reading instruction to address the diverse needs and interests of all readers.

Elements:
  • 2.1 Literature
Candidates are familiar with a wide range of children’s, young adult, and professional literature in multiple formats and languages to support reading for information, reading for pleasure, and reading for lifelong learning.


  • 2.2 Reading promotion
Candidates use a variety of strategies to promote leisure reading and model personal enjoyment of reading in order to promote habits of creative expression and lifelong reading.


  • 2.3 Respect for diversity
Candidates demonstrate the ability to develop a collection of reading and information materials in print and digital formats that support the diverse developmental, cultural, social, and linguistic needs of P-12 students and their communities.


  • 2.4 Literacy strategies
Candidates collaborate with classroom teachers to reinforce a wide variety of reading instructional strategies to ensure P-12 students are able to create meaning from text.

The above document shows my familiarity with two YA titles (Monster & Skellig). The document outlines characteristics of YA literature.The above document is an author study focusing on Bruce Coville. This document depicts my familiarity with Junior Fiction (Middle School) titles.This reading program document captures my role in literacy promotion. The program outlined in the document is the Summer Reading program offered to libraries for summer reading promotion.