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ERIC Number: EJ508136
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0502
I Was a Less Able Reader: What Concert Choir Taught Me about Reading Instruction.
Johnson, Andrew
Reading Horizons, v35 n5 p430-41 1995
Uses the author's experiences as a less-able member of a university choir as metaphor for how less-able readers experience the demands of learning a complex symbol system. Translates the positive experiences as a choir member into classroom contexts. Advocates choral reading, heterogeneous grouping, regular opportunities for practice, limitation of stress-producing moments, and literacy events as performances. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue on multicultural education in the language arts.