The activities in this packet compliment the book, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. The book is not included with this unit. You will need to purchase the book or check your school library for a copy. The activities incorporate literacy and math. Included in this packet are
Reader’s theatre, lessons and writing activities aligned to the common core!
I am super excited about this unit and I know you will be too!
This Fables packet is loaded with great activities to do with your students that meet the common core.
This fairy tale unit is so much fun! There are many different activities for your students and it is loaded with activities that meet the common core standards.
This packet includes a fairy tale play for Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Three Little Pigs and Jack and the Beanstalk.
The plays can b
Biographies: : A Living Biography Project (wax museum), Project, Report, Activities, Presentation
This is a great project to complement a genre study of biographies, an author study, social studies concepts and more. I've recently updated the entire product so that it now includes an option to do t
Kindergarten Reader's Theater
These Reader's Theaters are perfect for early Kindergarten readers. Reader's theater is an activity that helps students practice reading, using their voice to express the thoughts and emotions of characters. This packet of reader's theaters will help young readers be a
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This is a 58 page freebie to teach the month of November. Whether or not you perform for your parents, this packet has many literacy ideas and activities to teach during the month of November.
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This fairy tale pack has a ton of fun activities for your students.
This packet includes a fairy tale play for Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and The Frog Prince.
Downloaded over 60,000 times! Get ready for some Christmas fun! This reader's theatre script is designed for the whole class to enjoy. There are six main readers and four choral groups. Assign parts and have a blast reading this goofy story about a reindeer named Bob! It's FREE!
For more classroom
Students of all ages enjoy “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” (by Jon Scieszka) and will love performing it with this clever Readers’ Theater play (one of my originals). Play features the wolf, 2 pigs, 2 narrators, and a news reporter. Your students will laugh at the banter between the char
This Fairy Tale Literacy Bundle contains three complete sets for the following tales?
*Jack and the Beanstalk
*Little Red Riding Hood
You will receive the following activities for EACH set:
*Simple script telling the story in a whimsical way, using sight words and easy vocabulary.
This pack has everything you need to convert your Dramatic Play Center into a Post Office! Your students will have lots of fun writing and mailing letters to friends!
Here's what's included:
- a variety of paper (letters, postcards, birthday cards)
- labels for everything you need in your Post Of
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is one of my favorite stories for the holiday season! This 90-page Christmas holiday unit includes a 10-page Reader's Theater adaptation that I wrote to use in my 3rd grade classroom. It is followed by other engaging and academically rigorous activities, includi
This hand-drawn printable template can be used to create a Lorax mustache. With 3 per sheet, use preferably a light yellow card-stock. However, if you use plain white card-stock, students can decorate it however they want. Have students cut out a mustache. Finally, tape the cut-out to a pencil, wood
Thanksgiving Reader's Theater! Gobble It Up! is a Thanksgiving play script or reader's theater for students to read aloud or act out. The setting is the first Thanksgiving, and the Pilgrims and the Native Americans are coming together for a three day feast. Mr. Turkey Lurkey has to take cover or b
This clip art set features kids doing chores and contains 34 image files, which includes 17 color images and 17 black & white images in png. This chores clip art is great for worksheets, chore charts and more. All clip art images are 300dpi.
The chores clip art set includes:
This is a readers theater adaptation of the book "The Great Reindeer Rebellion" written by Lisa Trumbauer with Illustrations by Jannie Ho
There are roles for 23 students. The Elves act as narrators for the story. Santa's Reindeer have gone on strike one week before Christmas. Santa decides to try a
A collection of children taking part in readers theater activities. The set includes children in various poses (girl and boy versions of the same poses), stage, back silhouette view of audience, stage light, display board, drama masks & word art sign.
32 images (16 in color and the same 16 in B
Reader's Theatre is a fun and engaging way for students to practice reading aloud with fluency and expression, as well as performing in front of an audience without the stress and pressure of memorizing lines. I use reader's theatre at the end of the school year to keep my students focused and learn
Turn your Dramatic Center into a fun and engaging veterinarian office! All you need to do is add "animals" (stuffed toys work great!). I went to my nearby veterinarian clinic and asked if they could provide my class with extra medical supplies such as bandages, cotton balls, etc. and they were mor
Looking for program templates for your concert, program, play, or other school event? This set makes creating programs for your event so much easier! The set includes templates for programs to be handed out to parents, both as papers that can be folded (like a card) and as papers that can be printed
Mary Poppins Mega Pack of Activities
Mary Poppins is a musical loved by people of all ages. This product gives you a wide variety of worksheets, writing prompts and activities to use with your students. This set was designed for grades 1-8 but could easily work for high school classes as well. C
Your students will look adorable wearing these Firefighter Hats!
There is a seperate pattern for a girl and boy. Just print, color, cut and tape together for a fun hat to wear on Fire Prevention Week.
Directions: print pattern on card stock, cut, attach an end strip to each side. Tape works the be
This package includes four fable-themed Reader's Theater scripts:
- The Tortoise and the Hare
- The Lion and the Mouse
- The Boy Who Cried Wolf
- Town Mouse and Country Mouse
This package would be great to use for a unit on fables and as an introduction to Reader's Theater, as the texts will be
Venn diagram for character study, allowing students to compare annd contrast two characters. Two overlapping faces create a venn diagram which can be filled out in many ways including with words or by drawing the characters.
Dimension: 11x17 inches
Do you love creating dramatic play centers for your students but feel that there is never any time during the school day to just let kids "play"? Here is a way to sneak some learning into dramatic play without your students suspecting anything! ;) All of the templates are very easy to prep. Just pr
You receive reproducible patterns to create paper bag puppets for the following farm animals: bull, cat, chick, chicken, cow, dog, duck, egg, goat, horse, mouse, pig, rabbit, rooster, sheep and turkey. In addition, we have included the farmer as well as the farmer's wife, son and daughter!
A grades 1-3 Social Studies Mini-Unit to Introduce Students to Good Citizenship.
Teach your students about good citizenship. Introduce students to ways that they can be a good citizen and what it looks like in their community. Students can explore citizenship by observing those in their community
Do you have a Dramatic Play Center in your classroom? If so, your students will LOVE having fun using their imagination setting up and playing here! There are 18 centers included in this bundle at a savings of 20% if you were to purchase them individually.
Just added (DECEMBER 2017):
Veterans Day Readers Theater script will encourage your students to become better readers and strengthen their fluency skills. This Reader's Theater and More packet is based Veterans Day.
This experience will improve students' reading comprehension, fluency, and writing skills. Students love to pe
Turn your Dramatic Center into a fun and engaging flower shop/florist! All you need to add are "pretend" flowers. You can set up your flower shop in two ways: sort the flowers by color OR sort the colors by their name. Labels for both are included.
This pack has everything you need:
This package includes six tall tale-themed Reader's Theater scripts for some of America's most beloved characters:
- Paul Bunyan and Babe the Big Blue Ox
- Davy Crockett
- John Henry
- Calamity Jane
- Pecos Bill
- Molly Pitcher
This package would be great to use for a unit on tall tales or as a so
Get ready for the holidays by turning your Dramatic Play Center into Santa's Workshop! All you need to add is wrapping paper, bows, tape and everything else to wrap gifts and you are ready to go! Your students will have lots of fun wrapping presents, writing cards and pretending to be Santa and hi
Readers Theater - There Was an Old Lady and Magic School Bus Going Batty themed scripts are a great way to strengthen your students fluency skills while adding seasonal fun at the same time. Encourage your students to become better readers and writers with this Reader's Theater and more packet based
Reader's Theater Bundle
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Save by buying the bundle of my Kindergarten Reader's Theaters.
These Reader's Theaters are perfect for early Kindergarten readers. Reader's theater is an activity that helps students practice reading,
Readers theater scripts with Jan Brett theme are a great way to enrich an author study. Readers theater scripts based on the books by Jan Brett Annie and the Wild Animals and 3 Snow Bears are included with this file. Readers theater activity will improve students' reading comprehension, fluency, an
This package has some quick and easy drama or brain break activities that will keep your students smiling!
This pack contains 6 activities:
1.) A Load of Emotions
2.) Monkey-See- Monkey-Do!
3.) Alternate Endings
4.) Give a Lil’ advice
5.) Body Movin’ Only!
6.) Skit Ready...Skit Set...Go
This is a 7 page AWARD WINNING script that teaches about Thanksgiving. Feedback has been EXCELLENT. There are enough parts from a class of 8 to a class of 28 if larger groups are assigned the choral reading parts. It is designed to be used to improve reading fluency from 1st-3rd or perhaps even str
Seuss Green Eggs and Ham Reader's Theater Book is FREE for you!
Green Eggs and Ham Reader's Theater Book comes in the format of PDF and it is printed like a half page booklet.
There is just something about a little book that kids just LOVE!
Grade Level - 2.2
DRA Level - 16
In this packet, you will find three versions of a readers’ theatre for the beloved fairytale, “The Three Little Pigs.”
The first version is great for your advanced readers. It is actually written from a record I had as a little girl.
The second version is for your on-level readers. It is almost t
Use these 20 charades cards to get students acting! Each card has a bright picture of a noun (animals, professions) or a verb (sweeping, playing hockey). These are also great to leave as a fun activity for a supply teacher.
Other Drama Resources
This purchase includes 8 complete Christmas Reader's Theater scripts. Each script has 22-23 narrators who get to speak at least two times (in a few of the stories, three times) during the Reader's Theater. The scripts could easily be adjusted to accommodate larger/smaller class sizes.
Included with this product are five simple fairytale scripts perfect for reader's theater, short plays, puppet shows, and drama instruction. You will find scripts for:
The Little Red Hen
Little Red Riding Hood
The Three Little Pigs
The Gingerbread Man
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The scripts ar
So many kids with autism struggle with imaginary play. Even the top of my class didn't know how to act out common animals before this book. Now, they are able to generalize the skills learned from this book to act out new animals, emotions, and a variety of other things!
This book follows a repet
This printable story set was inspired by the classic children's story, Stone Soup. Flannel boards are a great tool in teaching visual literacy, narration, sequencing, and comprehension!
The graphics were made by hand, then carefully digitized to give the images a textured-look.
The 17-piece set c
This set of winter partner plays includes four different reader's theaters for students in grades 2 - 4. These plays include a two-person cast, stage directions, and dialogue.
They are perfect for partner work, daily fluency practice, a presentation for other classes, or to put in a reading statio
I love teaching creative movement but find that sometimes students need a little support to understand the abstract concepts involved. This resource kit was created to help students and teachers think about pathways (floor path) and the possibilities for creative movement. Through the use of the P
Gobble Gobble this Thanksgiving while wearing a Turkey Hat. Your children will have fun making this hat and showing it off while eating their Thanksgiving Lunch. Pattern can be cut out of colored card stock or construction paper or may be colored and mounted on a sentence strip or on the headband pa
This word document contains a reader's theater script for The Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill along with six higher-level Blooms questions to go with the text.
This story is about a bully everyone calls "Mean Jean"--who is the queen of recess--until one day a teeny, tiny new student named Katie Su
60 different movement words to inspire, instruct, and reference! These easy to print cards have a variety of action words that inspire kids and give them a springboard as they create new dances and movement pieces.
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Promoting engagement is a key factor in creating an effective learning environment. In my classroom, I use drama in a variety of ways and have always found it to be a wonderfully engaging motivator for my students. These Task Cards are a fantastic resource to help you bring drama into your class and
This is a seven-page long reader's theater script taken from the story "Mooseltoe" by Margie Palatini.
The story is about a Moose who worked really hard getting everything ready for Christmas. He wrote Christmas letters and cards, he shopped, he wrapped and ribboned, and cooked. But, then he re