33 Animal Riddles–Readers Theater Partner Plays–Fluency–Listening Skills

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33 Animal Riddles Readers Theater Partner Plays with Flexi-Curric™ *

33 Original Readers Theatre Scripts by Carol Montgomery (updated January 2017)

TIME: Each script takes about 30 seconds to read.

CAST: 2+, or 2 CHORAL groups 

TONE: light, game-like 

READABILITY: grades K to 1+

* Our Flexi-Curric™ shortcut allows flexible, cross-curricular options for your local standards because YOU know what’s right for YOUR students.

What could you do with 33 different animal riddles Readers Theater scripts? Use one a week or one a day for partner performances? Practice Choral Readers Theater?

Teachers have commented:

"Great simple riddles for kindergartners!"

"The repetition was great and the comprehension piece too."

"...great way to get them to actually enjoy repeated readings for fluency and comprehension!"

"Love the annotated resources."

Volume 1 of our Animal Riddles Collection makes Readers Theater easy:

• A one-page, 2-part Readers Theater script on each animal for use chorally, in small groups, with partners, in puppet centers, or individually for barrels of fun.

Over 300, targeted, annotated, curriculum links for easy lesson plans and unit studies on animals. Multiple links for every animal.

• 13 Thinking Questions, good for all 33 animals, help students dig deeper and apply what they have experienced.

• 5 Worksheets: “Thinking About Animal Riddles,” “Thinking About Animal Riddles–2,” “Create your own animal riddle,” “The Odd Animal,” “Venn Diagram Comparing Two Animals; a Graphic Organizer”

• 15 Extension Activities: educational games, instructions for obtaining additional material, drawing and writing challenges, plus creative ways to use these "Animal Riddles" scripts

• Riddle answers

• Easy document navigation, using hyperlinked table of contents, saves you time.

Perfect for primary students in grades K, 1, or 2, “Animal Riddles Collection, Vol. 1: Who Am I? (#1-33)” may inspire YOUR students to write their own Readers Theater riddle scripts. Wouldn’t that be special?

For more trustworthy Readers Theater scripts see our Readers Theater All Year TpT store.



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Keywords: reading out loud, public speaking confidence, audience, laughter, performance, no memorization, skill, confidence, recognition, Homeschool, expressive

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