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.
(An ElA and Science Unit)
These wonderful activities go along great with any animal unit. They are especially great to support and enhance your science lessons on animal groups.
The reader theater scripts are two part scripts that focus on information about each
This is a collection of 4 social stories about common behavior problems. The stories included are:
- What to do When You're Frustrated
- Time Out
- Being Jealous
- Loud Noises
Social stories are an effective and easy intervention to use for a variety of behaviors! These stories are
This is a complete set (12 months) of original Common Core aligned phonological awareness curriculum...one lesson for every day of the year (320 pages). If you've enjoyed our monthly bundles, you're going to love this because it's all the months bundled together in one easy download and offered at a
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 be
Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS!
Cover your reading literature standards while engaging your students with these high-interest reader's theater scripts and reading literature toolkits. Your students will LOVE the chance to perform while working on fluency, comprehension, context clues, and writing. T
This packet contains 180 questions and prompts. This collection includes wh- questions (who, what, where, when, and why), categorization, and labeling. These prompts work on function, attributes, categories, rhyming, features, emotions, and more!
I use these daily with my students with autism! I pos
This freebie is a quick cheat-sheet for students to remind themselves of the text-based language called for by students in the Common Core for ELA, in particular, during and while participating in teacher-directed close readings of text. These sentence starters give students a head start on how to b
First Day Jitters? If you love the back to school book First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg, your students will love performing the reader's theater script even more. Based on the events from the silly picture book, I have created a reader's theater and reading literature toolkit that BIG KIDS will
This super fun Christmas Around the World, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa Reader's Theatre will be a hit with your students!
They will also learn a lot about other countries and their Christmas traditions.
This pack has been updated on 11-4-15
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Included are 28 child par
Help students understand expository text structures! Six scripts (chronological order, cause and effect, compare and contrast, and problem/solution, description, and overall text structure) highlight key features of each text structure. Each script includes roles for 4-6 students, with 28 total rol
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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.
The plays c
This ELA Sub Plan Bundle includes 5 sets of my best-selling emergency sub plans for language arts! Over 100 pages and 10 days worth of reading literature and informational text fun for your students to work on in your absence!
Emergency ELA Sub Plans because EMERGENCIES happen!
As a veteran teacher
This is a collection of 3 social stories about common behavior problems. The stories included are:
- Hands to Yourself
- Personal Space
- When You Can Give a Hug
Social stories are an effective and easy intervention to use for a variety of behaviors! These stories are short stories accompanied by v
A fun way to act out the rock cycle! This reader's theater contains 20 speaking parts that explain the process that a rock goes through in the rock cycle. Students will not only be able to define sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks but they will also learn science vocabulary such as weatherin
This is a collection of 4 social stories about friendship. The stories included are:
- It's Okay Not to Win
- Standing Up for Your Friend
- Saying Sorry
- Sharing with Your Friends
Social stories are an effective and easy intervention to use for a variety of behaviors! These stories are short storie
This is a collection of 4 social stories about common problems related to communication and social skills. The stories included are:
- I Don't Interrupt
- Asking Politely
- Good Listener
Social stories are an effective and easy intervention to use for a variety of behaviors! These stor
This 9 page Solar System Play is one I wrote for my class as an end of the year performance for parents and students. It's filled with good scientific information about the sun, moons, planets and other space objects but even better, it's entertaining and fun!
Summary of the Play:
The Sun thinks he/
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 f
This script allows students to perform and act out the rotation and revolution of Earth. The reader's theater explains the day and night cycle, the difference between rotate and revolve, and the causes of the seasons.
Some ideas are to have your students form small groups to perform for other stude
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Looking for a way to help your (higher) readers practice fluency and expression? These short Readers' Theater scripts are it!
This pack contains 10 different fables that have been turned into Readers' Theater scripts for partners and trios. So if you have an even number of students doing this (sma
Perfect for diverse articulation groups! Contains over 20 plays for groups of 2-4 students targeting the most difficult sounds to master.
Readers’ Theater is an evidence-based strategy for improving reading fluency. In Readers' Theater, students rehearse reading a script repeatedly to prepare for a
President's Day Fun!
This packet has everything you need for a great English Language Arts and History Unit on the Presidents.
It includes 6- 2 part Reader’s Theatres Scripts on 6 different Presidents. They are loaded with facts that your students should lear
These five Halloween partner plays are intended to be used as fluency-building activities that 2nd-3rd students can do with a partner. These scripts require minimal teacher support, thereby allowing teachers to work with other small groups. For teachers who implement reading centers, these plays are
Social stories are a successful way to increase positive behaviors and decrease negative behaviors! This resource combines two effective strategies - social stories and adapted books! These books are interactive, engaging, and visually-based! They provide response options for appropr
Are you looking for a fun, quick way to help your students learn math vocabulary or review your fraction unit? My students love this reader's theater script that reinforces vocabulary while also practicing reading fluency.
Included in this product are two versions of a readers' theater script focu
This 9 page "I Wanna Be a Rock Star" play is an original one I wrote for my class as an end of the year performance for parents and students. It is filled with excellent scientific information about rocks and minerals, including sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic types, fossils, Moh's Scale of Har
This zip file contains 8 original plays with comprehension questions for each one. Each quiz contains a dramatic play and 5 comprehension questions. The answer key is included for all quizzes. This would be an excellent review for STAAR.
I thought of this idea during Tuesday's (7/24/12) Whole Brain Teaching webcast (Program 532) about the First Hour of the First Day! So many people kept saying they were afraid they would forget something. So here is my solution. These cards a script based off the webcast.
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 chara
These 11 fairy tale readers’ theatre scripts are especially written for French language learners, with roles for all readers, from Emergent to Fluent. Reading levels are geared towards French Immersion/Dual Language Grade 1 and 2 students, but could be used with any beginner-low intermediate French
Social stories are an effective and easy intervention to use for a variety of behaviors! These stories are short stories accompanied by visuals to help children with autism and Aspergers behave appropriately in social situations. The story describes the situation and then scripts the
Social stories are an effective and easy intervention to use for a variety of behaviors! These stories are short stories accompanied by visuals to help children with autism and Aspergers behave appropriately in social situations. The story describes the situation and then scripts the appropriate resp
Fairy Tale Buddy Reading Scripts -
Improve your students' fluency and comprehension by using these 7 original Buddy Reading Scripts and bonus writing prompts!
These 7 Buddy Reading Scripts are based on the popular fairy tales: Little Red Riding Hood, Jack & the Beanstalk, Gold
This reader's theater allows students to act out and perform the water cycle! Includes 14 speaking parts with vocabulary words such as evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, groundwater, and runoff.
Some ideas are to have your students form small groups to perform for other student
Children with autism or special needs as well as typically developing children often benefit from a visual cue when following one step directions. Incorporating movement and exercise into your classroom routine can help improve attention and behavior enabling your students to be more engaged leaners!
A fun play to perform around Thanksgiving time! Three turkeys strive to be the Thanksgiving Turkey--not knowing what really happens to the Thanksgiving Turkey. They host a turkey Field Day to compete for medals, which they think will show the farmer who he should pick. But when one of the turkeys
These are four wonderful "easy to read" reader's theater scripts. They are based on the books:
*Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
*Put Me in the Zoo by Dr. Seuss
* Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
*Ten Apples Up on Top! by Dr. Seuss
This is fantastic reader's theater script for the book, "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" by Dr. Seuss. This would be the perfect end of school reader's theater script! It would be perfect for almost any grade level. The script features 25 parts.
Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Reader's Theater - Gobble It Up! Thanksgiving play script or Thanksgiving reader's theater. On the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims and the Indians are coming together for a three day feast. Mr. Turkey Lurkey has to take cover or become Thanksgiving dinner. There are 26 sho
Looking for an extension lesson about perspective and view point? Do your kids love readers' theater? Need to add some creativity and high student engagement to your lessons? This “True Story of the Three Little Pigs” Activity Bundle is exactly what you're looking for! Just print and go!
Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS!
This 50-page CCSS Reader's Theater for Grades 4-8 BUNDLE is a compilation of:
• The School Store
• Speedy Racer
• The Cafeteria Catastrophe
all written by Erin Beers from Mrs. Beers' Language Arts Class.
Estimated Lexile Measure 700-770
This three-pack of reader's t
This is is a fantastic reader's theather script based on "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss. It would be the perfect addition to any classroom! I used it during our Earth Day unit and my students loved it! It can have up to 25 different parts.
Focus on differentiation! This reader’s theater set features 4 popular Native American legends written on 3 separate reading levels for a total of 12 plays! Each script contains 4-6 parts, making it a perfect activity for centers or leveled guided reading groups! Modified versions provide support
(Editable) Student Data Binder
Now in Spanish
Hold your students accountable with this student data binder. Have students keep track of their assessments and make goals.
Are you trying to set up student-led