& Comprehension learning begins at
Benson, 1997 & 2000
& Comprehension instruction begins in
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.
Pearson, 2005; Fielding & Pearson, 1994; Duke, 2000 & 2002
& One is never done getting better at
Handbook of Reading Research, 2000 & 2002; Allington (2012)
& Comprehension learning is launched
and nurtured by living with mentors. Demonstration, passion sharing and fellowship are essential. Clay; Mooney; Fountas & Pinnell, 1997; Pressley; Vygotsky; Pearson & Gallagher, 1983
& Comprehenders fuel their work with
intention and confidence.
Benson, 1997; Jackson, 2002; Cooper, 2004