Readers' Theater Grade 5 Teacher Resource (Paperback)
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All your students can shine thanks to the flexible casting options provided in Readers' Theater, Grade 5
The 15 read-aloud scripts provide the enrichment of traditional theater productions. To support struggling readers, cast two or more students in each role; the extra support of choral reading can make an important difference for many students.
Making time for Readers' Theater in your classroom:
- makes reading come alive for students
- helps build oral fluency and strengthens reading and language arts skills
- promotes teamwork, strengthening your classroom community
- helps develop confidence in students
- offers performance possibilities for in-class or schoolwide presentations
Some of the scripts included are:
- "Demeter and Persephone"--based on the classic Greek myth
- "SOS Titanic"--a rescue on the high seas based on true events
- "Getting the Scoop on UFOs"--a high school journalist learns a lesson about objective reporting
- "The Montgomery Bus Boycott"--Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and other historical figures take the stage in this script based on historical events
- "All the Rice in India"--this version of a folktale from India involves students in an intriguing mathematical challenge
- Many more
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key. This is a reproducible resource (photocopying of lessons is permitted) for single classroom or individual home use only.
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