Reader's Theater

Building Fluency & Confidence

Build Fluency through Reader's Theater

Students will improve fluency and comprehension by reading and rereading the engaging scripts, which are based on quality literature and a performance-based learning format. The differentiated scripts ensure that students of all reading levels can fully participate. This is the perfect classroom resource to address the needs of varied readers!

What do we have available?

Poetry? Yuck! (450203)

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Act out the story of two boys who have to write poems for school. With the help of their siblings, these boys discover that poetry isn't always "yucky". Poetry can also be fun, smart, silly, and funny! This script features roles written to match different reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. By utilizing these strategies, teachers can assign specific roles to their readers based on everyone's current reading level. This feature allows all students to get involved in the same activity and feel successful! While performing with others, students will practice performance, interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures to better tell the story. This script also features an accompanying poem and song to give readers additional fluency practice. This dynamic, colorful script is the perfect tool for a classroom of varied readers. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title, a lesson plan, and an audio CD.


Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Fables Kit (450200)

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This kit includes eight scripts with leveled roles written at multiple reading levels, making it easy to implement differentiation strategies included in the Teacher's Guide. This feature allows teachers to assign roles to students in a way that best accommodates their individual reading levels. This encourages all students to participate and engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading ability. Titles Included: The Tortoise and the Hare, The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg, The Grasshopper and the Ants, The Lion and the Mouse, The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse, The Fox and the Crow, The North Wind and the Sun, and The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Fables kit includes: 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 16-24 pages per book in print and digital formats Teacher's Guide Poems and songs in digital and transparency formats Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems.


Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Folk and Fairy Tales Kit (450201)

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This kit includes eight scripts with leveled roles written at multiple reading levels, making it easy to implement differentiation strategies included in the Teacher's Guide. This feature allows teachers to assign roles to students in a way that best accommodates their individual reading levels. This encourages all students to participate and engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading ability. Titles Included: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, The Little Red Hen, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Emperor's New Clothes, Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man, and The Three Little Pigs. Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Fables kit includes: 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 16-24 pages per book in print and digital formats Teacher's Guide Poems and songs in digital and transparency formats Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems.


Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: William Shakespeare Kit (450202)

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Make William Shakespeare's famous plays easy for young readers to understand by having them act out these colorful, leveled scripts. This kit includes eight scripts adapted from William Shakespeare's greatest works with roles written at multiple reading levels, supporting differentiation strategies that are detailed in the Teacher's Guide. This feature allows teachers to assign specific roles to students, accommodating individual reading levels and encouraging all students to participate and engage in the activity, regardless of their current reading ability. Titles included: Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Taming of the Shrew. Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: William Shakespeare kit includes: 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 24-32 pages per book in print and digital formats Teacher's Guide Poems and songs in digital and transparency formats Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems.

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