Gretchen Owocki is an associate professor of literacy and
early childhood education at Saginaw Valley State University.
She teaches courses in literacy, teacher research, and early
childhood education. The material in this article is adapted from
a chapter in her book) Comprehension: Strategic Instruction
for K-3 Students, which is reviewed on page 90 in the Bookends
section of this issue of the Reading Journal.
"Teaching Reading in the Early Years,"
Michigan Reading Journal: Vol. 36:
3, Article 6.