Readers' Theater - Fairy tales readers' theater with a twist!
Fairy tales are fun. Fractured fairy tales readers' theater is even better! This 140-page readers' theater Fairy Tales Bonus Bundle takes four traditional fairy tales and turns them on their heads.
The bundle of readers' theater fairy tales includes the following products:
>Cinderella becomes . . . CINDER...REALLY?
(6-10 readers; also available as a script-only FREE DOWNLOAD
>Jack & the Beanstalk becomes . . . JACK & THE CORNSTALK
>Little Red Riding Hood becomes . . . LITTLE RED BOXER SHORTS
>The Princess & the Pea becomes . . . THE PRINCESS & THE POTATO
>18-page packet of bundle-exclusive FRACTURED FAIRY TALES BONUS RESOURCES
Not only do you get the four fairy tale readers' theater scripts (along with sound-effect cue cards for audience participation!), but the bundle also includes the following resources to help build a fairy tale unit or folklore unit:
>Vocabulary: Word Work
activity for each script (with answer key)
>Fairy Tales Compare and Contrast
graphic organizer activity (with answer key) for each traditional v. fractured fairy tale (e.g., Cinderella v. Cinder...Really?)
>Comparing with Similes
figurative language activity for each readers' theater script (with answer key)
>Ten Traits of Fairy Tales:
1-page factsheet highlights key aspects that help set fairy tales apart from other stories in the folklore genre
>Leveled Reading Lists:
Leveled booklist of high-interest fairy tale retellings for each of the fairy tales
>Writers' Workshop Extension Activity:
Activity to guide students in fractured fairy tales writing and revising
>Weekly Practice Checklist:
5-day framework to guide students' day-by-day readers' theater fluency practice
Additional resources include highlights of applicable Common Core State Standards, a basic overview of readers' theater, and a list of tips and tricks for readers' theater success.
The fractured fairy tales activities are perfect for third-grade, fourth-grade, fifth-grade, and sixth-grade students. They can also be used for second-grade gifted-and-talented students in need of a challenge.
All products are in PDF format.
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If you like my Fractured Fairy Tales Bonus Bundle, check out the tall tales readers' theater scripts in my TWISTED TALL TALES BONUS BUNDLE
for further fluency-building fun!