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Teaching Reading Comprehension Through Collaborative Strategic Reading Intervention

Publisher: Intervention in School and Clinic, 34 (5)
Page Numbers: 284-292

This article provides an overview of collaborative strategic reading (CSR) as an approach to enhancing the reading comprehension skills of students with learning disabilities. The following four strategies that encompass CSR are presented: Preview, Click and Clunk, Get the Gist, and Wrap-Up. Procedures for implementing CSR with collaborative groups and techniques for teaching reading comprehension skills to students with learning disabilities are provided. The role of the teacher in enhancing the implementation of CSR is described, and sample teaching vignettes are included.