Choral Reading Checklist

Learn how to pronounce all of the words correctly?

Figure out the definition for all of the unfamiliar words?

Figure out the main message or idea of the song?

Determine the mood of the song?

Assign parts to everyone in the group?

Alternate slow and fast lines?

Alternate loud and soft?

Alternate high and low voices?

Emphasize key words and phrases?

Use sound effects (such as clapping, stomping) to add to the dramatic presentation?

Arrange your reading to show differences in mood?

Include dramatic movements (hand gestures) and facial expressions to add to the theatrical effect of your reading?

Practice enough times so that everyone can read all of the lines without making mistakes?