Twas the week before Christmas and all through the house
Ev'ry creature was stirring, especially the mouse!
Here’s a rollicking Readers Theatre rendition of the old poem "The Night Before Christmas" by Carol Montgomery of Readers Theater All Year™. Here’s what one teacher wrote: Wow! I have to tell you that your script, Twas not the night before Christmas (????) is soooo funny. The kids love it! Thank you. They laughed so hard.... Complete with a vocabulary list and annotated curriculum links for easy lesson plans, “Not the Night Before Christmas” is perfect for elementary students or families who enjoy getting silly.
This seasonal Readers Theater comes with annotated curriculum links for easy lesson planning.
READING TIME: 3 1/2 minutes
TONE: Light, even without Santa
READABILITY: grade 1.7 (Flesch–Kincaid)
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