we have listed four books from which you are to choose one to read, discuss with peers, and of which you will write a critique. While reading the book, and when writing your critique, please be sure to think about and include the following elements: · What is the basic perspective of the author? · What are the main points the author is making? · What concepts about literacy development and learning are reflected in this book? · What thoughts, questions, and inspirations came to your mind as your read? · Were there any thoughts in the book with which you disagreed, or perhaps didn’t understand? · How does this book relate to or connect your thoughts to other texts, events, or ideas you’ve encountered in your life? · How is this book relevant to you as a teacher? · How would you apply the theories and ideas in this book in a classroom? *In addition, you will select one of the following books to read for your Book Critique assignment. (Try the library or the used market to save money!) 1. Beck, I. L. & Beck, M. E. (2013). Making Sense of Phonics: The Hows and Whys, 2nd Edition. New York: The Guilford Press. 2. Harvey, S., & Goudvis, A. (2017). Strategies that work: Teaching comprehension for understanding, engagement, and building knowledge, 3rd Edition. Portland, ME: Stenhouse. 3. Hasbrouck, J. & Glaser, D. (2019). Reading fluency: Understand, asses, teach. Benchmark Education. 4. Rasinski, T., Padak, N., Newton, R. M., & Newton, E. (2020). Building vocabulary with Greek and Latin roots, 2nd Edition. Shell Education.