There are many valuable references within each of the MyRead Guides. Below is a selection of readings and references which helped to shape the approach taken in developing this resource. Some of these are available on PDF or are linked to websites.
Comber, B., Badger, I., Nixon, H. & Pitt, J. (2002). Literacy after the early years: A longitudinal study. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 25 (2), 9-23. [Click here to read]
Cope, B. & Kalantzis, M. (eds). (2000). Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures. South Yarra, Victoria: Macmillan.
Freebody, P. & Luke, A. (1990). Literacies programs: Debates and demands in cultural context. Prospect: Australian Journal of TESOL, 5(7), 7-16.
Freebody, P. (1992). A socio-cultural approach: resourcing four roles as a literacy learner. In A. Watson & A. Badenhop (eds.). Prevention of Reading Failure. Gosford: Ashton Scholastic. [Click here to read]
Literate Futures: Report of the Literacy Review
for Queensland State Schools. (2000). State of Queensland (Department
of Education) Brisbane.
Lo Bianco, J. & Freebody, P. (2001). Australian Literacies: Informing national policy on literacy education. Australia: Language Australia.
Luke, A. (1999). Education 2010 and New Times:
Why Equity and Social Justice Still Matter, but Differently.
Luke, A. & Freebody, P. (1999). A Map of Possible Practices: further notes on the four resources model. Practically Primary, 4 (2), 5-8. http://www.alea.edu.au/freebody.htm
Mapping the Territory, Primary Students with Learning Difficulties:
Literacy and Numeracy. (2000). Australia: Commonwealth Department
of Education, Training & Youth Affairs.
Wilhelm, J., Baker, T. & Dube, J. (2001). Strategic Reading. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.