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Classroom Stragegies for Choral Reading - featured November 1, 2011

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[Source: Reading Rockets]

Choral reading is reading aloud in unison with a whole class or group of students. Choral reading helps build students' fluency, self-confidence, and motivation. Because students are reading aloud together, students who may ordinarily feel self-conscious or nervous about reading aloud have built-in support.

Why use choral reading?

It can provide less skilled readers the opportunity to practice and receive support before being required to read on their own.
It provides a model for fluent reading as students listen.
It helps improve the ability to read sight words.

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