Gradual Release of Responsibility

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The Four Components of GRR

III. Collaborative Learning

Accountable Talk: Resources to Support Language in Group/Collaborative Settings

IV. Independent Practice

MMSD created document on Gradual Release of Responsibility w/ District Links

    • This tool is used in all school walkthroughs / classroom visits K-12 in MMSD.
    • The document is organized around the instructional framework of Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR).
    • The electronic version of the tool offers links to resources embedded directly in the tool itself.
    • The resources are connected to the Teacher Team Toolkit created for teachers by the district.
    • This document can be a helpful tool in lesson planning and GRR awareness.


Memorial's Focus Areas:

    • Relationships and Collaboration
    • Sense of Belonging
    • Culturally Responsive Teaching

Lesson Planning: Tools and Strategies


Videos: Gradual Release of Responsibility