Reading Audit Research Hub Reciprocal Reading
Find reports and links to best-practice in relation to reciprocal reading below:
Fischer Family Trust Reciprocal Reading
An introduction to Reciprocal Reading.
Fischer Family Trust (2017). Reciprocal Reading. [online] Literacy.fischertrust.org. Available at: http://literacy.fischertrust.org/overview/rr/ [Accessed 04/04/2020].
Reciprocal Teaching of Comprehension Fostering and Comprehension – Monitoring
Activities by Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar and Ann L. Brown
Two instructional studies directed at the comprehension-fostering and comprehension-monitoring activities of seventh grade poor comprehenders are reported.
Sullivan Palincsar, A. (1984). Reciprocal Teaching of Comprehension-Fostering and Comprehension-Monitoring Activities. [online] Available at: https://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/d6/6f/palincsar-reciprocal-teaching-1619152.pdf [Accessed 22 Aug. 2017].
Education Endowment Foundation
A Reciprocal Reading project being led by FFT Literacy (part of the Fischer Family Trust) which has developed the programme based on previous international work. They are testing a whole class approach in Year 4 and a targeted approach for students struggling with reading comprehension in Years 5 and 6.
Education Endowment Foundation. (2017). Reciprocal Reading | Projects. [online] Available at: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/our-work/projects/reciprocal-reading/ [Accessed 22 Aug. 2017].
The effectiveness of the methods of reciprocal teaching
In this study a series of readings were prepared for a topic taught within the NSW key learning area of Human Society and its Environment (HSIE). The readings were used in a study comparing the effects of RT with those of a more traditional approach to reading.
Cooper, Timothy and Grieve, Cedric (2017). The effectiveness of the methods of reciprocal teaching. [online] Research.avondale.edu.au. Available at: http://research.avondale.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1127&context=teach [Accessed 23 Aug. 2017].
The effectiveness of reciprocal reading as an intervention for underachieving children
The purpose of this study was to focus on the area of reciprocal reading which aims to improve reading comprehension through the use of four reading strategies: predicting, questioning, clarifying and summarising.
McHugh, Michaela (2016). The effectiveness of reciprocal reading as an intervention for underachieving children. [online] Available at: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/6757/cec1fa6a794b80e7d34b55d1b2cb38ebe852.pdf?_ga=2.159099962.1887394634.1580836960-115256086.1580836960 [Accessed 04/02/2020].
The Evaluation of Effectiveness of Reciprocal Teaching Strategies on Comprehension of Expository Texts
The purpose of this research is investigating the effects of reciprocal teaching in comprehending expository texts. The research was designed with mixed method.
Pilten, G. (2016). The Evaluation of Effectiveness of Reciprocal Teaching Strategies on Comprehension of Expository Texts. [online] Journal of Education and Training Studies. Available at: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1114674.pdf [Accessed 23 Aug. 2017].
Teachers’ Guide to Reading Comprehension Strategies
This document compiled by Edinburgh Literacy Hub focuses on Reciprocal Reading and includes and combines theory and practical resources and tools for use in the classroom.
Edinburgh Literacy Hub. Teachers’ Guide to Reading Comprehension Strategies [online] Available at: https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Documents/Literacy/LIT13_TeachingReadingComprehensionFINALDRAFT.pdf [Accessed 9 Dec 2019].
The following links focus on Connectors, a groundbreaking reciprocal reading series for peer-to-peer learning: