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Reading Apprenticeship at TCC: Think-Aloud

TCC faculty guide about reading apprenticeship resources and techniques

Think-Aloud Definition and Use

Think-Aloud encourages readers to engage in metacognitive conversations as they talk out loud about what they are thinking in their heads as they interact with the text.  This makes the "invisible" process of reading more visible. Instructors model a Think-Aloud before students do a pair and share or small group discussion.  Over time, using Think-Alouds deepens readers' thinking, metacognitive conversations and reading comprehension.

RAT Tracks Tip Sheet - Readers Strategy Lists

Websites about Think Alouds

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