Module 2 Project
• The following slides demonstrate a lesson using a Think Aloud
strategy. Each slide contains a picture of the text being read and the
recorded teacher dialogue.
• In a classroom setting the lesson would progress as viewed in the
PowerPoint, the PowerPoint would be projected and students
would each have a copy of the text as the teacher demonstrates the
• Following the modeling of the strategy as demonstrated in the
slides, students will be paired with a buddy to practice and record
their use of the strategy when reading an assigned section of the
text. The whole class will then share the main points of the sections
of text that they read and we will take group notes.
• Click through the following slides for the lesson! Narration should
• I welcome your feedback!
Reading in Science
Using Think Aloud Strategy to Support Comprehension
Think Alouds to Promote
Text features can help me know what
I think this is going to be mainly
Can you picture it or does the text
remind you of something?
We can make connections and
summarize to understand better.
• Now you and a buddy are going to take turns reading aloud, and thinking aloud
sections of our text. You can choose any of the following pages you like. Each
person is to read the section and use think aloud strategies to help understand
what you are reading. Your buddy will listen and use the strategy sheet (available
at link below) to record your use of the strategy. Then switch roles.
– Pg. 248-249
– Pg. 250-251
• When everyone has finished this assignment each group will share the key ideas in
the sections that they read and we will take group notes.
• Classroom strategies:think alouds. (2012, March 3).
• Hackett, J., Moyer, R., Vasquez, J., Teferi, M., LeRoy, K.,
Terman, D., Wheeler, G., & , (2008). Maryland science a
closer look. Columbus OH: McGraw-Hill Company.
• Wilhelm, J. (n.d.). Guidelines and student handouts for
implementing read-aloud strategies in your classroom.