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Constitution Day Readers' Theater Script | PDF and Digital |

Deb Hanson
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Grade Levels
5th - 6th
Standards
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Pages
9 pages
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Deb Hanson
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This resource includes a ready-to-use interactive version of the PDF. Assign it to students to complete from any device. Easel by TpT is free to use! Learn more.

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Learning Objective

Students will learn about the American Constitution as they read the script. Students will improve their reading fluency each time they read the script. Students will demonstrate comprehension as they complete the follow-up worksheet.

Description

Are you looking for an engaging reading activity to do on Constitution Day (September 17th)? This is one of those days that tend to sneak up on a teacher, and I am almost always scrambling to find an activity that I can quickly add to my already-packed day. That's why I decided to write my own Readers' Theater script! My students LOVE Readers' Theaters!

The script includes 26 parts. Therefore, it can be used as a whole class activity, or it can be used as a small-group activity (students are just awarded more parts!)

This product also includes a bonus activity! Before reading the script, students complete a worksheet similar to an anticipation guide. Students read statements and guess whether the Constitution-related sentences are true or false. AFTER reading the script, have your students return to the worksheet and answer the same questions again. It is always fun for students to see how much they learned! Plus, it holds them accountable to pay attention AND it gives us teachers a glimpse into their comprehension during the reading activity!

Check the preview to check out the readability and to determine if it is appropriate for your students.

********This resource is available in TWO FORMATS:

1. TRADITIONAL PRINTABLES- Print each PDF and make paper copies. Distribute the scripts and your students will read from these paper copies.

2. EASEL ACTIVITY- With this format, students can read their script from a device.

If you like this activity, check out my other reader's theater scripts by clicking on the links below.

Veteran’s Day Readers’ Theater Class Script (contains 27 parts!)

Halloween Readers’ Theater BUNDLE (a set of 3 scripts including 25-28 parts!)

Christmas Readers’ Theater BUNDLE: set of three holiday scripts

Copyright by Deb Hanson

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www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Deb-Hanson

This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher is prohibited. This item is also bound by copyright laws. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part thereof) on an Internet site that is not password protected are all strictly prohibited without first gaining permission from the author. Violations are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please contact me if you wish to be granted special permissions!

Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

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