Reciprocal Teaching “Successful Classroom Readers”
What strategies do effective movie watchers use?
What strategies do successful readers use?
Reciprocal Teaching • Prediction • Summarization • Clarifying • Ask “Teacher-like” questions • Visualization
Reciprocal Teaching • Interactive reading to build comprehension • Lessens frustration • Research based: Improvement after 20 lessons • Encourages re-reading and metacognition • Works best with struggling readers • Strategies may be used in any order
Predicting • Most important prediction is the title or headline. • Other predictions: throughout chapter, headings, or subtitles. • Predicting questions: • What will happen next? • What will the character do next?
Clarifying • Slowing down or stopping to think about what the text is trying to communicate. • Pausing and re-reading until it makes sense. • Look for little words inside big words. • Look for commas that follow unfamiliar words. • Look for word parts. • Keep reading.
Visualization • Stopping to make a mental picture of what you are reading • Drawing pictures as you read • Choosing specific words that help form images
Teacher Like Questions • Asking questions about what you have just read • After you have predicted, visualized, and clarified. • Ask questions to help you understand the larger meanings of the lesson. • Questions that can be answered from what you have read. You must be able to find the answer in the text. (See bookmark)
Summarizing • Giving the most important ideas in one or two sentences • Does not include details or information that is not important • Strategies • One sentence summary • GIST • Graphic Organizers