Teaching Reading Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

A best-selling, research-based guide to effective reading instruction, the Teaching Reading Sourcebook, 3rd Edition supports educators in bridging the gap between evidence-based reading research and actionable instructional strategies. Organized according to the elements of explicit instruction (what? why? when? and how?), the Sourcebook includes both a research-informed knowledge base and practical sample lesson models. It teaches the key elements of an effective reading program — phonemic awareness, decoding, vocabulary development, fluency, and comprehension — in a practical hands-on teacher’s guide. The newest edition includes a chapter on reading instruction within a MTSS framework.

Why You Need the Sourcebook

The Sourcebook helps educators get a clear view of the current state of reading education and key literacy concepts. The teaching tips, intervention strategies, and suggestions for English learners make it a must-have for educators at every level.

What Educators are Saying About the Sourcebook

“I would like to commend you for such a well written and cross referenced product.  I appreciate that is so solidly based on research.  After 40+ years in education, I found it to be one of the very best referenced and cross referenced, making it really usable for teachers.  It truly is a working reference manual.  At first, when handed out the Sourcebook,  teachers just lifted it and moaned, and then they began to get into it and learn what a toolbox it is. Thanks for such a comprehensive manual for understanding and teaching teachers HOW to teach reading.”

~ Brenda Young, Leadership Coach, ODE/Education NW

“The Sourcebook provides both distilled theory and research, with lessons you can teach tomorrow morning. It is a keeper . . . a textbook that pre-service and classroom teachers will want to keep and pull off of their professional bookshelf quite often.” 

~ Shane Templeton, Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno

New! For college educators using the Sourcebook as a comprehensive textbook, visit the Sourcebook companion website for tools to help you plan instruction.

Included in This Edition

  • A new chapter on MTSS and the 4 components necessary for full implementation — Multi- tiered levels of prevention and support; Evidence- based programs with high- quality instruction; Ongoing assessment; Data-based decision making; and problem solving
  • Updated research references throughout
  • Updated NAEP results
    Updated assessment references
  • Common profiles of reading difficulties
  • Revised assessment table aligned to MTSS chapter
  • New statistics about English learners
  • Updated Suggested Readings
  • Newest Hasbrouck and Tindal Oral Reading Fluency Norms

Pair the new 3rd edition of the best-selling Teaching Reading Sourcebook with Assessing Reading: Multiple Measures, a collection of tests for the comprehensive assessment of skills related to reading, for a complete educator toolkit to help all students become strong readers. Save 10% when you buy both books together.