Julie Ankrum and colleagues conducted a study of differentiated reading instruction in primary grade classrooms. They noticed distinctly different discourse patterns in lessons taught by two first grade teachers. This article provides a description of
the discourse patterns and implications for literacy instruction.
Ankrum, J.W., Genest, M.T., & Morewood, A.L. (2017). A description of contrasting discourse patterns used in differentiated reading instruction. The Journal of Research in Childhood Education 31(3), 313-323.
Department of Professional Studies in Education