RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Reply to MaryBeth
Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:26

Echo and Choral reading are effective strategies to use with students. However, I have not tried it with upper elementary students. Even with my second graders, they began to get bored with it after a while. With readers' theater, they were more engaged. They used better expression and you could tell that they were having fun.

  • Reader's Theater - MaryBeth, Tue Nov 22 09:37
    I was wondering the same thing about reader's theater. I would think that the upper elementary grades would enjoy it the most as compared to choral or echo reading.
    • Reply to MaryBeth - beasleycm, Wed Nov 23 10:26
      • Re: Reply to MaryBeth - whitney fisher, Mon Dec 12 18:10
        I have noticed that too! Many times older students do not want to read together as a group and so they try to pretend and act like they are reading. They do enjoy having their own parts to speak in... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011