The Missouri Reader Vol. 43, Issue 1 | Page 20

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Aukerman, M., & Schuldt, L.C. (2016). The pictures can say more things: Change across time in young children’s references to images and words during text discussion,” Reading Research Quarterly, 51(3), 267-287.

Coleman, J. & McTigue, E. (2013). Unlocking the power of visual communication: Interactive read-alouds help students decode science diagrams and other visual information, Science and Children. 73-77.

Dyson, A. (2002). The brothers and the sisters learn to write: Popular childhood and school cultures. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Fingeret, L. (2012). Graphics in children’s informational texts: A content analysis. (Doctoral dissertation. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI).

Jackson, V. (2016). Think-aloud strategy to improve reading comprehension of science content. Current Issues in Education, 19(2), 1-35.

Levin, J. (1981). On functions of pictures in prose, In F.J. Pirozzolo & M.C. Wittrock (Eds,), Neuropsychological and cognitive processes in reading (203-228). NY: Academic Press.

Lina, L., Leeb, C.H., Kalyugab, S., Wanga, Y., Guana, S., & Wua, H. (2017). The effect of learner-generated drawing and imagination in comprehending a science text. Journal of Experimental Education, 85(1), 142-154.

Norman, R. (2012) Reading the graphics: What is the relationship between graphical reading processes and student comprehension?. Reading and Writing, 25, 739-744.

Oliveira, A., Rivera, S., Glass, R., Mastroianni, M., Wizner, F., & Amodeo, V. (2013). Teaching science through pictorial models during read-alouds, Journal of Science Teacher Education, 24(2), 367-389.

Painter, C., Martin, J., & Unsworth, L. (2013). Reading visual narratives: Image analysis of children’s picture books. Sheffield, UK: Equinox.

Renkl, A., & Scheiter, K. (2017). Studying visual displays: How to instructionally support learning, Educational Psychology Review, 29(3), 599-621.

Tompkins, G.E. (2012). Language arts: Patterns of practice. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Children’s Literature Cited

Baines, B. (2009). What’s in that egg: A book about life cycles. .NY: National Geographic Children’s Books.

Royston, A. (2007) See how they grow: Chicks. NY: DK Publishing.

Jennifer L. Altieri is program coordinator for the M. Ed. in Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Spadoni College of Education at Coastal Carolina University. Along with numerous articles, she has been the sole author of several books published with the International Literacy Association and Reading Science: Practical Strategies for Integrating Instruction, published with Heinemann.

*The author would like to thank both Amy Pierson, who is now a first grade teacher at Gold Hill Elementary School and Whitney Glenn, a second grade teacher at Pee Dee Elementary School for their assistance with this article.