Readings are “shared” aloud with pauses for students to process.
A short passage is read to a class with all students having a copy of the text in front of them. The text can either be read by the teacher or by fluent students with frequent pauses to discuss the reading, enhancing comprehension.
Fisher, et al. – Shared Readings: Modeling Comprehension, Vocabulary, Text Structures, and Text Features for Older Readers (2008)
Created by Louis Olander
Reviewed by Kathy Furlong Silverio