Universal Design for Learning- UDL
how to help every student learn
Multiple means of representation
options for language
options for comprehension
Multiple means for Action and expression
expression and communication
Multiple means for engagement
sustaining effort and persistence
Tell the students the purpose of reading the selected passage
- to learn strategies that will help in understanding and connecting the passage
Model strategy for students
Read selected passage aloud to the class and model thinking aloud while reading
After finishing the think aloud model, go back over passage and the strategies you used for think aloud. Highlight critical features and cues that prompted specific strategies. Have students document strategies for future reference so they can refer to for future readings.
Have students read a passage and do their own think aloud. Students can use any electronic device available to read the passage.
Have students share their passages and their think alouds and discuss what prompts or cues they used.