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EDU 3410 CBE: Principles of Teaching Reading: Project 3

Project 1 Competency and Sub-Competencies

Project Competency: Can design informational materials that provide recommendations for parents to support students’ early literacy experiences at home.


  1. Students will become familiar with literature-based approaches to reading instruction and the role of multicultural children’s literature in the elementary curriculum.
  2. Students will improve their oral and written communication skills as a means of enhancing their personal and professional growth.


Develop a literature database of a minimum of 25 narrative and expository texts based on at least 4 things you learned about your class. Additionally, you will provide a description of the book, related CCSS standards, and at least two standards-based literacy extension activities. Finally, you will develop at least three video reviews for parents who are searching for books that their children might enjoy.


Student Learning Resources - Best Books for Children

The following resources are Open Educational Resources that are project specific and provide the necessary knowledge base to develop your project and demonstrate your skills. Cite all sources used in APA format. 

Student Learning Resources - Using Literature to Promote Reading Development

Skill Building Resources

Worksheets and Templates

Project Connection