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Illustration of Gradual Release of Responsibility Model

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  • Topics

    Reading Comprehension > Comprehension Strategies > See How It Works
  • Grade Level

    Primary (K-3)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

This illustration from the Practice Guide shows instructional practices to gradually release responsibility from teachers to students as a task progresses. It describes the task, the share of responsibility for the task, and a classroom usage example for each step in the process.