Choral Reading Scripts
These Scripts for Schools Choral reading scripts are meant to be read aloud with a whole class or group of students. Choral reading helps build students' fluency, self-confidence, and motivation. Many of our scripts have been created to teach content or specific subject matter. Others have been especially written to enhance reading content such as vocabulary, rhythm, rhyme, and phonics. Through repeated reading of a script, your students will becomes more fluent readers and their comprehension will increase.
Why use Choral Reading?
- Choral Reading provide less skilled readers the opportunity to practice and receive support before being required to read on their own.
- Choral Reading provides a model for fluent reading as students listen.
- Choral Reading helps improve the ability to read sight words.
An Early Visit From Santa Claus (Choral)
Choral ReadingVersion, Older Elementary School Readers
Believe it or not, good old Santa has come down early to leave special gifts and thank the teachers, staff, and administration (at your very own school) for their devotion to children and hard work.
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
This script includes 3 versions: Choral Reading/Speaking for Younger and Older Elementary School Readers and one including Audience Participation.
Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem "T'was The Night Before Christmas" in 1822. It is now the tradition in many families to read the poem every Christmas Eve.
THE THANKSGIVING ESCAPE
Choral Reading Version, Older Elementary School Readers
Turkey and Piggy live side by side in the barnyard. They love to sing together and especially like singing The Gobble-Oink Song (sung to the tune of "Stayin Alive"). Piggy doesn't quite understand the importance of the approaching Thanksgiving Day, but Turkey gets the message and announces it is his opinion that folks should eat more ham!
Why The Yuletide Evergreen Trees Keep Their Leaves
Choral Reading/Speaking, Older Elementary School Readers
A story about a little bird and a few kind trees who work together to perform a Yuletide miracle for us all!