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Reading Apprenticeship and RATs: Modeling

This guide is to support RTC's RATs (Reading Apprenticeship Teachers and supporters) in improving student reading comprehension in content-areas with the use of WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship framework. RTC-RATs.org is now being redirected to this site.

Modeling - Definition and Use

Using a document reader or overhead projector, show students “how” you read text in your field. Focus on the signposts and the specialized use of language and structures that help you decode, decipher, and make meaning.

RTC Library Materials about Modeling

Below are a few samples of the library materials available on this topic. Click on the title link for more info about the item. Ask the librarian for help in finding these and other materials!

RAT Tracks Tip Sheet - Modeling