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13 resources with the keyterm choral reading

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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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Choral Reading

For Teachers K - 1st
Set up beginning readers into choral reading groups to aid with fluency. Although this is a simple concept, it is an effective one. Scholars each have a copy of the text and one begins reading as the rest of the group choral reads along....
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Poe Readers' Theater

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore creative interpretations of literature! Groups work cooperatively to create a dramatic presentation of one of Edgar Allan Poe's poems or short stories. Using the actual text, they incorporate figurative language, dialogue,...
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Fluency: Read Regular Words

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders engage in a timed choral reading activity to practice reading with accuracy and fluency. The teacher starts the timer and taps a reading rhythm on the desk as the class reads a series of words in unison. When the time is...
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Celebrate Reading

For Teachers K - 2nd
Books are important and it is fun to share favorite books with others. Take your class to the library and have each young learner select one to read to the class. Hold a class vote and select three favorites. These will be the books the...
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WHAT DO BEARS EAT AND HOW DO THEY WALK?

For Teachers K
Students listen to the poem "Five Bears" read aloud several times, and study what bears eat by naming the foods (mentioned in the poem) out loud. They draw a picture to illustrate one line of the poem and practice choral reading.
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Ladies Get the Vote

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read about women gaining the right to vote. In this choral reading lesson, students break into groups and read the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. After reading students discuss their thoughts about the reading and where...
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Reader's Theater, Rehearsal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students rehearse a play.  In this Reader's Theater lesson, students practice reading a play, Master Man: A Tall Tale of Nigeria by Aaron Shepard. Students discuss fluency, intonation, and volume when presenting.
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Lesson Plan for "The Ballad of Dirty Joe"

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper elementary learners explore and practice identifying poetry in the ABAB rhyming format. In groups, they participate in choral reading of the poem, "The Ballad of Dirty Joe," emphasizing words appropriately and speaking in the...
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Literature Book: Rat-a-tat-tat

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore choral reading.  In this oral reading lesson, students listen to the book Rat-a-tat-tat by Jill Eggleton and participate by reading certain parts chorally and adding sound effects with instruments and noise makers.
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Poetry in Motion

For Teachers 2nd
Students expand their understanding and appreciation for poetry. In this poetry unit lesson, students complete 5 unit sections of multiple day activities to learn about poetry and its devices or forms.
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Langston Hughes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify similarities between Hughes' poetry and music (jazz and the blues).
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Haunting of Third Grade

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss the meaning of the word "haunted." They watch as the teacher demonstrates using a sticky note to mark words that they find interesting in their reading. Students read chorally, then break into groups for a...