This readers' theater script is adapted from an English folktale. It tells the story of an old woman who is craving a strawberry shortcake. However, she has no strawberries. All she has are plums. So, she picks them and heads out. She goes through a series of trades and finally ends up with some str
This readers' theater script is adapted from a Chinese folktale. It tells the story of an emperor who is looking for his replacement. He gives each boy an empty pot and some seeds. The one who has the greatest success will wear the crown. Many boys try to show him false results. Jun is the only one
This readers' theater script is adapted from a Japanese folktale. It tells the story of a clever boy who saves his village from drowning in a tsunami. The theme of this tale is: sometimes you must take a risk in order to do something good.
This activity is suitable for large or small classrooms fro
This readers' theater script is adapted from a Native American folktale. It tells the story of two children who are stranded upon a high rock. Many strong and cunning animals try to rescue the children, but they fail. The lowly inch worm is the only one able to bring the children to safety. The them
This bundle contains 4 complete scripts for teaching folktales. Each file also contains suggestions for activities for teaching vocabulary and reading comprehension. Please see the descriptions of each product for more details.