Use these resources to find the latest research, dowloadable tools and lessons, and engaging websites. Learn more about reciprocal teaching and strategy instruction, Universal Design for Learning, web evaluation, and media literacy.
Reciprocal Teaching and Strategy Instruction
Strategy Instruction Goes Digital: Two Teachers' Perspectives on Digital Texts with Embedded Learning SupportsLink opens in a new window. To return to Strategy Tutor, close window
This Reading Online interview features two middle school teachers who have used CAST's universally-designed digital novels with embedded strategy instruction, text-to-speech capability, and multi-media glossary supports to improve their students' reading comprehension and engagement. They share teaching strategies and examples of student work.
These lesson plan resources from Project WebSIGHT in Dade County, Florida offer a variety of supports for implementing reciprocal teaching, including lesson plans at the elementary and middle school levels.
Strategy Instruction Assessments and Lesson Plans
These printable materials include Conferencing Guidelines (MS Word, RTF) for student-teacher assessment conferences, a Daily Log Sheet (MS Word, RTF) for recording of daily reading activity and strategy use, and a Self-reflection Conference Worksheet (MS Word, RTF) to guide students in evaluating their progress. A series of Strategy Lessons (MS Word, PDF) created by a middle school teacher is also available.