Middle School Matters Institute


Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR) lesson plans were designed by a team of district curriculum coordinators, CSR Colorado staff, University of Colorado Boulder content experts, teachers and teacher leaders to align with Denver Public Schools (DPS)’ established curriculum, pacing and planning guidelines. Each lesson plan includes: essential key vocabulary, video-clips and pictures to teach key words, teacher CSR instructional worksheet, and possible clunks and gist statements to guide students in CSR strategies across content areas. Lesson plans for 6th grade science, 7th grade social studies and 8th grade language arts are included.



Developed by:

CSR Colorado

Date Posted to this Site

April 27, 2015

Type of Resource

Lesson Plans

Intended Audience