First graders participate in a lesson plan that has the intention of helping them increase reading comprehension. This done using the activity of Reader's Theater. Students act out the characters in the story while reading to each other.
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A Reader's Theater Script for Oh, No!
If you are reading Judy Freeman's Oh No! or your class loves animals, use a reader's theater exercise to bring the story to life. After assigning 12 parts to your young actors, have them act out the story with a script that will be...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Stone Soup Readers' Theater
Readers' Theater is a great way to get pupils engaged in story elements, oral reading, and expression in a fun setting! Using the story Stone Soup, actors discuss the story, review difficult vocabulary, rehearse lines, and incorporate...
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Reader's Theater: Presenting Asian Folktales
Students create and perform folktale plays. For 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...
K - 12th English Language Arts