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Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater

Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater
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Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In- This resource is perfect for teaching and practicing fluency and comprehension reading skills with Social Studies content. This reader's theater makes integration easy!

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SCRIPT SUMMARY: Four African American college students have finally had enough of the discrimination. It's 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina and they've decided to take action. Together, the boys plan and stage a peaceful protest sit-in at the lunch counter of F. W. Woolworth's.

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Included in this Civil Rights: Greensboro Four Sit-In Reader's Theater Pack:

→Explanation of benefits of using Reader's Theater
→Explanation of layout of the Reader's Theater
→Teacher's guide and lesson plan for using the Reader's Theater
→Printable student's guide to using the Reader's Theater
→Printable Reader's Theater cover
6-page Reader's Theater, including a prologue and epilogue rich with engaging factual information

Extension Activities:
★Text-based evidence questions for the story (10 questions, 1 page, answer key included)
★Word work: key words (answer key included)
★Character necklaces (color, black and white included)
★Fact tracker for information learned about the content
★Retelling the story through pictures

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Why use Reader's Theater?

PURPOSE: Builds Better Readers
→Builds fluency
→Increases comprehension
→Purposeful reading
The purpose of using reader’s theater with students is to develop fluency through repeated exposure to a text. Poor fluency can prohibit comprehension. Children first practice reading the script independently, then read the script orally with a small group. This builds confidence for readers of all ages. It also helps students learn to read aloud with expression, which is often difficult for them. Reader’s theater can be motivating for reluctant readers because it provides an authentic reason to read and is performed along with peers.


PURPOSE: Easy Integration
→Social Studies content
→Science content
→Special Occasion (such as holiday, etc.) content
Reader’s theaters are an easy way to integrate content from Social Studies or science into reading, or vice versa. Through the script, students will be exposed to content information in a purposeful and meaningful context. Without realizing it, students will learn the content information through reading and reading the script while practicing for the performance and during the actual performance. These scripts can flexibly be used in both the reading class and the Social Studies class.


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Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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