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13 resources with the keyterm reader's theatre

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The Lorax Reader’s Theater

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Bring a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to life with this reader's theater script. Simply assign roles and read through the script as a class, or spend time creating props and costumes for a school-wide performance, the choice is yours....
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A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
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Poe Readers' Theater

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore creative interpretations of literature! Groups work cooperatively to create a dramatic presentation of one of Edgar Allan Poe's poems or short stories. Using the actual text, they incorporate figurative language, dialogue,...
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Reading (Fluency)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Emerging readers practice reading fluency. First, they listen to the teacher and classmates model fluent reading, and then they practice fluent oral reading with a partner. To close the day, they participate in a Reader's Theatre based...
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Reader's Theatre for The Little Red Hen Makes A Pizza

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in reader's theatre. In this compare and contrast lesson, students read the book The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza. This lesson promotes fluency and expression. Students also read the traditional story of the Little...
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Water Cycle Voice Thread

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students understand the water cycle through a role playing activity. In this water cycle activity, students become familiar with the water cycle through a play about the water cycle. Students illustrate their parts and create a...
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Reader's Theater: Presenting Asian Folktales

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create and perform folktale plays. In this reader's theater and Asian literature lesson, students work in groups to rewrite Asian folktales into scripts and perform the folktales for their class in a Reader's Theater. Lesson...
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Sequencing Stories

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore dramatization. In this literacy fluency and drama lesson, students listen to the story Mop Top by Don Freeman and add related sounds at the appropriate times. Students role play, pantomime, and add sounds to  create a...
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Lights, Camera, Action!

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students participate in an alternative reading assessment using a video camera and script. In this alternative reading lesson, students work as a group to perform their reading story. students memorize their lines and film their play.
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Reader's Theater Script: Three Billy Goats Gruff

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this reading worksheet, students perform a reader's theater script based on Three Billy Goats Gruff. Students read the 4 character script like a play.
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Reader's Theatre for 1st Grade

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in reader's theatre. In this drama lesson, 1st graders choose a Scholastic play and use stick masks to perform the story. The students are videotaped and analyze their performance
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Reader's theatre Tacky the Penguin

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in a Reader's theatre about Tacky the Penguin.
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Folktale Improvisation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders present reader's theatre by improvising folktales from different countries. In groups, they produce an improvisation of a folktale story from an assigned reading of a folktale.