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Reciprocal Teaching

Reading Comprehension Strategy

Mayra Rico

on 11 October 2012

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Transcript of Reciprocal Teaching

Reciprocal Teaching
(Paliscar and Brown 1984) Interactive reading to build comprehension
Lessens frustration
Research Based Improvement after 20 Lessons
Encourages rereading and metacognition
Works best with struggling readers
Strategies can be used in any order
Gradual release of responsibility of learning The Big Idea of Reciprocal Teaching Predict Question &
Connect Summarize Clarify Before you begin to read the selection, look at the main title, scan the pages to read the major headings, and look for illustrations.
Based on these clues, try to predict what the article or story is about.
Confirm or Reject predictions Predict Predict What do you think will happen next?
What clues helped you to think about what will happen?
Is your prediction logical? Summarize Asking questions about what was just read
Ask questions that help you understand the important points (main ideas)
Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Make connection
text to text
text to self
text to the world Question and Connect Is there anything that you did not understand?
Is there anything that did not make sense?
What were you thinking about as you were reading?
Has anything like this ever happened to you?
Have you ever known anyone like this character?
What are your wondering about the reading? Question and Connect Giving the most important ideas in one or two sentences.
Does not include information or details that are not important.
One sentence summary
Graphic Organizers What are the most important ideas or events?
What does the author want you to remember or learn from this?
What is the most important information in this reading?
What was this reading mostly about?
In your own words... Summarize Slowing down or stopping to think what the text is trying to communicate.
Pausing and rereading until it makes sense.
Clarify meaning:
Unknown words - use context clues, words chunks, synonyms, antonyms, prefixes, suffixes, dictionary
Unclear phrases or sentences - reread, know what nouns to which these words refer to.
If all else fails - ask another student or teacher Clarify Was there a word you weren't sure about? What is it? What paragraph or page is it on?
What can we predict it means?
How can we check it?
Were there any ideas that were confusing to you or that you don't understand?
What strategies can we use to figure this out? Clarify
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