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choir

[O.Fr.] 1 A group of singers; traditionally the chorus organized to sing in a church. Usually, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran choirs are composed of men and boys, but occasionally in these churches and customarily in other Protestant churches men and women form the choir. 2 That division of an organ usually used to accompany the singers, played from the lowest manual on the console. 3 A section of a chorus or orchestra, as the contrasted choirs of polychoral music, or brass choir, woodwind choir. 4 That part of a church reserved for the singers and the officiating clergy in a cathedral or abbey; the same area in a parish church is the chancel: see stallstall,
small division of a larger space, sometimes partly partitioned. The term is used for a booth for display and selling at an exhibition, for a compartment in a stable or kennel, or, in England, for the forward seats in a theater orchestra.
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Choir

That part of a church where the religious service isaccompanied by singing, usually part of the chancel and often separated by an ornamental screen.

choir

choir
That part of a church, between the sanctuary and the nave, usually occupied by a group of singers.

choir

1. an organized group of singers, esp for singing in church services
2. 
a. the part of a cathedral, abbey, or church in front of the altar, lined on both sides with benches, and used by the choir and clergy
b. (as modifier): choir stalls
3. a number of instruments of the same family playing together
4. one of the manuals on an organ controlling a set of soft sweet-toned pipes
5. any of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology
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Patrick's to resound chorally with Martin Carter's "Tell me Trees, what are you Whispering?
We chorally read poems, sang poems, read them with overly exaggerated expressions, like they were the saddest story in the world.
So - a no-nonsense, light and airy reading, well structured chorally (including an extremely confident, fresh-toned tenor section) and supported by a tidy, disciplined orchestra.
Next, she asked them to say the rime in these words, chorally and individually.
Chorally and orchestrally this was a demonstration of sterling standards.
Repeated reading methods take a variety of formats, such as (a) the direct instruction approach, in which students chorally respond to the teacher's oral reading; (b) the small group approach, in which groups of three to five students take turns orally reading a passage; (c) the learning center approach, in which students listen to a tape recording of a passage of text before reading along with the recording several times; and (d) the peer-mediated approach, in which student dyads read a passage to one another for a predetermined number of repetitions or until a fluency criterion is met (Dowhower, 1989).
At other times, he encouraged his partner to chorally read a poem and allow himself to follow behind and repeat the student's words.
Our aim is to create what I call `a climate of vital curiosity', to instil in our students a fascination about individual words, their component parts, their letters and the way those letters sound by reading aloud from Big Books, by singing songs and following the words, by chorally speaking well-loved poems and chants, and by engaging in group writing activities.