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Instructional Strategies in Social Studies: Reading Comprehension


Lindsay Watkins


Welcome to our webshop for reading comprehension in social studies. This resource is designed for general and special education social studies teachers who want to support reading comprehension for students in their classes.  We’ll discuss why it’s critical to teach reading comprehension in social studies, introduce and model the instructional strategy of reciprocal teaching to try in your classes, and provide links to resources where you can find additional strategies and information.


Curriculum/Instructional Methods Elementary Evidence-Based Practice High School History/Social Science Instructional Strategies Learning Disability Literacy Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities SOL Resources