This reader's theatre was based off of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman. The story focuses on a witch who grows an enormous pumpkin and needs some help getting it off the vine. A ghost, a mummy, and a vampire all try and prove their strength by helping the witch but they can't do it. The bat that comes along may be small but he has a great idea to help them get the pumpkin off the vine.
This is a great extension activity to go along with the book that allows students fluency practice. It is also helpful for students who need practice reading with expression and paying attention to punctuation.
Also can be used with ELLs! The book is a great way to introduce Halloween vocabulary to English Language Learners.