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Tomlinson, C. (2017). How to differentiate instruction in academically diverse classrooms. ASCD. Alexandria, VA.

Vacca, R. T., Vacca, J. L. & Mraz, M. (2014). Content area reading: literacy and learning across the curriculum (11th ed.). New York: Allyn Bacon.

Children’s Literature Cited:

Kehret, Peg. (2007). The Ghost Grave. Penguin: Random House, NY.

Dr. Annemarie B. Jay was the Director of Graduate Reading Programs at Widener University,. She is a past president of Keystone State Literacy Association and also past ILA Coordinator for Pennsylvania. She is currently an advisory board member for LEADER, an ILA special interest group. She continues to write, review, and edit articles for professional journals.

Harry Mercurio is an elementary teacher in the West Chester Area School District and an Affiliate Faculty

Member in the College of Education at Eastern University where he is the Director of Reading and Middle Grades.

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Nugent, G., Barker, B., Welch, G., Grandgenett, N., Wu, C., & Nelson, C. (2015). A model of factors contributing to STEM learning and career orientation. International Journal of Science Education, 37(7), 1067-1088.

Simpson, R.D., & Oliver, J. S. (1990). A summary of major influences on attitude towards and achievement in science among adolescent students. Science Education, 74, 1–18.

U.S. Department of Education. (2014). Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math: Education for Global Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.oecd.org/pisa/keyfindings/PISA-2012-results-US.pdf

Dr. Annemarie B. Jay was the Director of Graduate Reading Programs at Widener University. She is a past president of Keystone State Literacy Association and also past ILA Coordinator for Pennsylvania. She is currently an advisory board member for LEADER, an ILA special interest group. She continues to write, review, and edit articles for professional journals.

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