Some teachers are reading aloud to adolescent students

Reading aloud to students is a technique that is being used by many teachers in older grades to help improve the literacy of adolescent students. Some history teachers say reading aloud from primary texts helps students better grasp the modern-day meaning of documents written 200 or more years ago, while other teachers find the technique especially helpful with English-language learners or students who have learning disabilities. Some are concerned, however, that the technique could be overused and may be masking poor reading skills among older students.

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