Implementation of RAP to Improve Reading Comprehension

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 3
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 5: Promoting Academic Success

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. review a study which has implemented RAP successfully, resulting in improved reading comprehension outcomes.
  2. learn how to implement a unique and simple reading comprehension intervention for students in Tier 3 placements.
  3. develop greater knowledge for assisting students with reading comprehension difficulties.


There is a need for continued research regarding best practices for improving reading comprehension abilities in school-aged individuals. This paper presentation will discuss the use of the RAP reading comprehension intervention with five students ranging from third to eighth grade. Results from the study suggest RAP could be a beneficial reading comprehension intervention for students exhibiting difficulty in this area. Limitations, implications for future research, and the significance for practitioners will also be discussed.



Laurie B. O&#39Daniel, Mississippi State University
Jasmine R. Sorrell, Mississippi State University
Daniel L. Gadke, Mississippi State University


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