Links to Publications
Young, C. (in press). Increased frequency and planning: A more effective approach to guided reading in Grade 2. Journal of Educational Research.
Young, C., Durham, P., & Rosenbaum-Martinez, C. (2018). A stacked approach to reading intervention: Increasing second and third graders’ independent reading levels with an intervention program. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 32(2), 181-189.
Young, C., Pearce, D., Gomez, J., Christensen, R., Pletcher, B., & Fleming, K. (in press). Examining the effects of Read Two Impress and the Neurological Impress Method. Journal of Educational Research.
Young, C., & Mohr, K. (in press). Exploring factors that influence quality literature circles. Literacy Research and Instruction.
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (in press). Readers Theatre: Effects on word recognition automaticity and reading prosody. Journal of Research in Reading.
Young, C., Stokes, F., & Rasinski, T. (2017). Readers Theater plus comprehension and word study. Reading Teacher, 71(3), 351-355.
Rasinski, T., Nageldinger, J., & Young, C. (2017). Reading fluency should be authentic reading. Michigan Reading Journal, 49(2), 53-56.
Kuhn, M., Rasinski, T., & Young, C. (in press). Best practices in reading fluency instruction. In Gambrell, L., & Morrow, L. (Eds.) Best practices in literacy instruction (6th Ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Rasinski, T., & Young, C. (2017). Primary grade students who struggle in reading. In Forlin, C., & Milton, N. (Eds.) Inclusive principles and practices in literacy education. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (2017). Why reading fluency matters. In Soll, K. (Ed.). Comprehensive literacy basics. North Mankato, MN: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
Rasinski, T., Stokes, F., & Young, C. (2017). The role of the teacher in readers theater. Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 5(2), 168-174.
Young, C., Rasinski, T., & Stokes, F. (2017, June 15). Finding scripts for readers theater [Web Log Post]. Literacy Daily. Retrieved from: https://www.literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2017/06/15/finding-scripts-for-readers-theatre
Young, C. (2017, March 30). The literacy-movie-making connection [Web Log Post]. Literacy Daily. Retrieved from: https://www.literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2017/03/30/the-literacy-movie-making-connection
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (2016). Tiered fluency instruction: Supporting diverse learners in grades 2-5. North Mankato, MN: Capstone Professional.
Young, C., & Mohr, K. A. J. (2016). Student facilitation in peer-led literature circle discussions. Journal of Classroom Interaction 51(1), 46-64.
Young, C., Rasinski, T., & Mohr, K. A. J. (in press). Read Two Impress: An intervention for disfluent readers. Reading Teacher.
Young, C., Valadez, C., & Power-Gandara, C. (i2016). Using performance methods to enhance students’ reading fluency. Journal of Educational Research.
Young, C., & Mohr, K. A. J. (2016). Successful literacy interventions: An RtI case-study analysis. In S. Garrett (Ed.). CEDER Yearbook. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi: Center for Educational Development, Evaluation, and Research.
Young, C. (2016). Assuming an epistemology of emergence: Classrooms as complex adaptive systems. In Erçetin, Ş. (ed.). Chaos, complexity, and leadership. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
Young, C., Valadez, C., & Power-Gandara, C. (i2015). Fun, engaging, and effective methods to enhance reading fluency. Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers Yearbook, 37.
Young, C. & Stover, K. (2015). Promoting revision through blogging in a second grade classroom. Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 3(1), 14-28.
Rasinski, T., & Young, C. (2015). Fluency matters. Connecticut Reading Association Journal, 3(1), 21-26.
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (2015). Student-produced movies as authentic reading fluency Instruction in Rasinski, T., Pytash, K., & Ferdig, R. (eds.). Using technology to enhance reading instruction: Innovative approaches to literacy. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.
Young, C., Mohr, K. A. J., & Rasinski, T. (2015). Reading together: A successful reading fluency intervention. Literacy Research and Instruction, 54(1), 67-81.
Young, C., Stover, K., & Pletcher, B. (2015). Digital reader response: Creating book trailers with Explain Everything. (1st Ed., Vol. 7). Technology and Literacy Education Newsletter.
Rasinski, T., & Young, C. (2014). Assisted reading – A bridge from fluency to comprehension. New England Reading Association Journal, 50(1), 1-4.
Young, C., & Nageldinger, J. (2014). Considering the context and texts for fluency: Performance, readers theatre, and poetry. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 7(1), 47-56.
Young, C. (2014). Diary of a second grade teacher. Perspectives and Provocations in Early Childhood Education, 4(1), 100-102.
Young, C. (2014). Teaching reading skills: How to implement readers theater. Daily Teaching Tools. Retrieved from: http://www.dailyteachingtools.com/teaching-reading-skills.html
Young, C. (2014). Providing independent reading comprehension strategy practice through workstations. Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2(1), 23-34.
Young, C., Isbell, L., Morton, T., Naizer, G., & Williams, S. (2014). A Letter from the editors. Journal of Teacher Action Research, 1(1), 1.
Stover, K., & Young, C. (2014). Explain everything: Using screencasting applications in the classroom. Reading Today, 32(1)
Young, C. (2014). Predictors of quality verbal engagement in third-grade literature discussions. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2014, 6(3), 427-440.
Rasinski, T., Murphy, D., & Young, C. (2014). Readers theater scripts: Texas history. Huntington Beach, CA: Shell Education.
Stover, K., & Young, C. (2014). Using 21st century technologies to edit and revise in Ferdig, R., Rasinski, T., & Pytash, K. (Eds). Using technology to enhance writing: Innovative approaches to literacy instruction. Bloomington, IN: The Solution Tree.
Young, C., & Stover, K. (2013). “Look what I did!” Student conferences with text-to-speech software. Reading Teacher, 67(4), 269-272.
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (2013). Student produced movies as a medium for literacy development. Reading Teacher, 66(8), 670-675.
Young, C. J. (2013). Repeated readings through readers theater. In Rasinski, T., & Padak, N (Eds.). From fluency to comprehension: Powerful instruction through authentic reading. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Young, C., & Swanner, L. (2012). Conferring with an avatar. In Richards, J., Lassonde, C. (Eds.). Strategic writing mini-lessons for all students, grades 4-8. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Mohr, K. A. J., Dixon, K., & Young, C. J. (2012) Effective and efficient: Maximizing literacy assessment and instruction. In Ortlieb, E. T., & Cheek, Jr., E. H. (Eds.). Literacy Research, Practice, and Evaluation: Vol. 1. Using informative assessments for effective literacy practices. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (2011). Enhancing authors' voice through scripting. Reading Teacher, 65(1), 24–28.
Rasinski, T., & Young, C. (2011). Mentoring authors’ voice through readers’ theatre. In Richards, J., Lassonde, C. (Eds.). Writing Strategies for All Primary Students. New York: Jossey-Bass.
Young, C. J. (2010, July). Review of Building the Reading Brain, PreK-3 (2nd ed.) by Nevills, P., & Wolfe, P., Education Review, 20-24.
Young C., & Rasinski, T. (2009). Implementing readers theatre as an approach to classroom fluency instruction. The Reading Teacher, 63(1), 4-13.
Young, C., & Rasinski, T. (in press). Why reading fluency matters. In Soll, K. (Ed.). Comprehensive literacy basics. Chicago, IL: Capstone Professional.
Young, C., & Griffith, B. (under contract). Teaching, learning, and knowing. Ronkonkoma, NY: Linus Publishing.
Professional Development Materials
KDP Presentation - Intro
Fluency to Comprehension
Lit Block 2019
Lit Block 2018
Fluency for Lit Block
Fluency for the Second Lit Block
Fluency for Another Lit Block
Guided Reading Lesson Plan v3.0
Guided Reading Lesson Plan v4.0 (WBA.V.1.0)
Planning Small Group Instruction
Readers Theater Basics
Teaching Texas History through Readers Theater
Teaching with the Brain in Mind
Tier 1 Fluency Instruction
Tiered Fluency Instruction
Tiered Fluency Instruction (Elementary)
Tiered Fluency Instruction (Secondary)
This is for you, Grades 1-2 in Temple
Research on Readers Theater
Charter School BLP 2018
"Unbalanced Literacy" Back to School Tour - 2016Vocabulary
What I Learned from Lightening
This One's For You, Abilene
Yo, Temple ISD 3-5 Teachers!
Motivating Children to Read At Home
Fighting Summer Reading Slide
Readers Theater Study Presentation (intro)
Hey, PK-K from Temple!
Selected Conference Presentations
Transforming lives through early literacy. (intro)
Transforming lives through early literacy.
Improving elementary students’ reading fluency with reading together.
Innovative instruction in graduate courses with minimally invasive education.
Promoting reading fluency through performance.
Conferring with an avatar: Student conferences with text-to-speech software.
Developing literacy through technology and creativity.
Fun, engaging, and effective methods to enhance reading fluency.
Student-produced movies as a medium for literacy development.
Creating agentive writers with technology in the elementary classroom.
From readers theater to student produced movies.
Student facilitation and personality factors in literature circles.
Examining Your Epistemiological Stance
Chaos Theory in Education: Assuming the Epistemology of Emergence
From Fluency to Comprehension Workshop Materials
Billy Goats Gruff with Blanks
Lesson Plan Template for Accuracy, Comprehension, and Fluency