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Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. (2012). The New Alaska English/Language Standards. Juneau, AK: Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. (2013). The Australian Curriculum: English (draft). Sydney: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority..

Brinkley, E. with Harper, N. (n.d.). The College Board English Language Arts Framework. NY: College Board.

Calkins, L. (2013). K-8 Continuum for Assessing Narrative Writing. NY: Teachers College Reading & Writing Project.

Clay, M. (1975). What did I write: Beginning writing behavior. Auckland, New Zealand: Heinemann.

Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) & National Writing Project (NWP). (2011). Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing. CWPA, NCTE & NWP

Department for Education. (February 2013). (Draft) English Programme of Study for Key Stage 4. United Kingdom: Department of Education.

Ferreiro, E. (1990). Literacy development: Psychogenesis. In Y.M. Goodman, How children construct literacy. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Fountas, I. & Pinnell, G.S. (2010). The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades PreK-8. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Gentry, R. J. (2001). The literacy map: Guiding children to where they need to be. Mondo Publishers.

Hart, B., Carman, E., Luisier, D. & Vasavada, N. (June 2011). Common Core State Standards Alignment: Advanced Placement, NY: College Board.

Kansas State Department of Education. (2013). Kansas College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Department of Education.

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). (2006). Map achievement level descriptors for communication arts. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Martinez, R. (1999). 6+1 Trait®. Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL).

Minnesota Department of Education. (2010). Minnesota Academic Standards English Language Arts K-12. Roseville MN: Minnesota Department of Education.

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). (2010). Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. Washington D.C.: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers.

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). (2010). Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Washington D.C.: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers.

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). (2013). PARCC Combined PBA Task Generation Models. Washington D.C.: Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.

Powell, D. & Hornsby, D. (1993). Learning Phonics and Spelling in a Whole Language Classroom. New York: Scholastic.

Schickedanz, J. (1990). Adam’s righting revolutions: One child’s literacy development from infancy through grade one. In Focuses on children’s thinking about reading and writing from ages 2 to 6. Auckland, New Zealand: Heinemann.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. (2013). English Language Arts Content Specifications, Item Specifications, and Depth of Knowledge. Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

Texas Education Agency. (2008). Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading. Austin: Texas Education Agency.

Tufte, V. (2006). Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style, Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press LLC.

Virginia Department of Education (DOE). (2013). Virginia Standards of Learning Writing Skills Progression by Grade. Richmond, VA: Virginia DOE.

Western Australia. Education Department. (1995). Writing: developmental continuum. Melbourne: Longman Australia.

Alpha and Beta Testing Conducted on the Universal Writing Continuum

"Powell, D; Nicholson Clark, M, Allder, A. & Wilson, Z. (April, 2012). Using The Writing Continuum,® A Teacher Validation Study. Research Speaks, Watson College of Education, Wilmington, NC: UNCW."
"Powell, D. (2013). Focus Groups for Alpha Testing. Wilmington, NC: UNCW"
"Powell, D and Alder, A (March 2013) Using the Universal Writing Continuum as a tool to guide writing instruction. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Reading Association."
"Venters, C., Luo, S, Higgins, H. (2013). Validation Study of On-line Universal Writing Continuum. Wilmington, NC: University of North Carolina Wilmington, unpublished. Study funded with a Cahill grant from UNCW."
"Powell, D. (2013-16). Preservice teachers’ analysis of writing strengths and needs using the Universal Writing Continuum. UNCW: unpublished."