Definition: Reciprocal teaching is an instructional strategy that takes place in the form of a dialogue or conversation among students regarding segments of text. The conversation is structured by the use of four strategies: predicting, clarifying, questioning/connecting, and summarizing. The students take turns assuming the role of teacher in leading their own discussion of the text.
This packet takes you step-by-step through the process. You will also find student materials and display posters to set the process up for success.