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A PUBLICATION OF THE FLORIDA READING ASSOCIATION

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Volume 43, No. 2, Winter 2006-2007

Table of Contents

 Articles

The Listening Vocabulary: Key to Early Literacy .............................................................................................................. 6

     Kerry P. Holmes and Stacy V. Holmes
From birth, children begin to develop an understanding of the words used to explain their world. These words are stored as four different vocabularies: listening, oral, reading, and writing. This paper explores the development chronology and dependencies among these vocabularies.

Eureka! Science Sparks in Reading Class: Integration by Reading and Science Teachers for Raised Achievement .. 12

     Melanie Rosebrock
Answer the call to forge a partnership: reading and science teachers join together to give students the world.

Literature Changes Lives .................................................................................................................................................... 32

     Lynnellen Swosinski
 Literature can change lives. Students identifies as struggling readers were given an opportunity to interaction with powerful literature selections and as a result acquired a more positive perception of the reading prcess.the3 student improved their level of oral reading fluency and

 Features and Information

 Editor's Message......................................................................................................... 4

Presidentís Message..................................................................................................... 5

Feature: Book Review:

Recommendations from the Bookworm

Linda Leonard Lamme ..................................................................................... 14

Feature: Integrating the Curriculum

Jacqueline J. Batey .........................................................................................  17

Feature: Technology

Reading and the Cell Phone: An Up and Coming Romance

Terence W. Cavanaugh ................................................................................... 18

Feature: Reflections on the Conference

Debra Wellman ............................................................................................... 24

Feature: Interview with Rick Wormeli

Nile Stanley .................................................................................................... 26

Directory of Publishers............................................................................................ 36

FRA Board of Directors, Staff, and Local Council Presidents................................ 38

IRA Application Form.............................................................................................. 40

List of Honor Councils............................................................................................. 41

FRA Application Form............................................................................................. 44