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ERIC Number: EJ637196
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1045-988X
Tips for Teaching: Using Songs and Chants as a Source of Predictable Text.
Douville, Patricia
Preventing School Failure, v45 n4 p187-88 Sum 2001
This article suggests using songs and chants as a source of predictable text in developing students' reading skills. It offers new songs to familiar tunes to aid in content specific instruction. Benefits of using songs and chants in classroom instruction include repeated exposure to words, the versatility songs provide, and the pleasure of combining music with word meanings. (Contains nine references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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