Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit

Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Curriculum Based Reader's Theater Unit
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

1 MB|84 pages
Share
Product Description

Presentation and public speaking are lifetime skills, yet they are often implied not explicitly taught.  Therefore many students fall behind because they are not informed of the lessons they are learning, or their importance. However, the idea of creating a presentation on one’s own can be daunting and possibly scary; therefore we will be using Reader’s Theater. Reader’s theater is a type of performance which consists of examining and rearranging previously written texts, and creating a new piece to a bigger theme. We will be using Reader’s Theater for many reasons including:  the inclusion of other texts, and not writing completely original pieces which is a more complicated process, as well as theatrical performances can allow students more creativity with performance, and performing as a character can be less stressful than speaking to an audience as ourselves.

This product is a unit designed for high schoolers, and specifically for 9th and 10th grade standards. This unit centers on using traditional Reader's Theater which uses complied scripting, and requires students to delve into the meaning behind texts in order to create a performance of their own. This unit features 7 lessons including Intro to Reader’s Theater and Project, Choosing a Theme, Researching Texts and Appropriateness, Dramatistic Analysis, Presentation: Voice, Organization, and Scripting, Presentation: Style, and Rehearsal and Reflection. Each lesson includes lesson plans, notes for students and teachers, many activities, and all assessments including rubrics and instruction. This unit can be adapted to any English class, and would make a fun and different addition to your school year.

Total Pages
84 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 month
Report this Resource
Loading...
$25.00
Digital Download
More products from Powered by Books
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up