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Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece

Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths Reader's Theater & Mythology of Ancient Greece
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Practicing reader’s theater scripts is a fun way to build reading fluency in the upper grades while studying Greek mythology! When the scripts play out famous Greek Myths this practice becomes interdisciplinary combining reading fluency, vocabulary, public speaking, and social studies.

4 Greek Myths as Reader’s Theater Scripts

* Daedalus & Icarus
Script - 2 pages (all plays are 12 point font, to keep page shuffling to a minimum)
Name Cards
(5 Characters: Narrator 1, 2 ,3, Daedalus, Icarus)

* Persephone ~ A Story of the Seasons
Script - 2 pages
Name Cards
(8 Characters: Narrator 1, 2, 3, Zeus, Hermes, Demeter, Hades, Persephone)

* King Midas
Script - 4 pages
Name Cards
(8 Characters: Narrator 1, 2, 3, King Midas, Marigold, Dionysus, Servant, Lady Katherine)

* A Love Story~ Cupid (Eros) & Psyche
Script - 3 pages
Name Cards
(8 Characters: Narrator 1, 2, King, Zeus, Aphrodite, Eros (Cupid), Psyche, Oracle)


Synopsis of the Gods & Goddesses with a pronunciation guide

**As a teacher, I understand the importance of keeping all students active participants throughout the rehearsal process. Therefore, there are no one line parts. When a role is smaller, I worked to incorporate it as much as possible throughout the play.**

Teaching Tips:
Begin by familiarizing the class with the characters & unknown vocabulary.
To build fluency speed, have students pre-read their scripts silently several times. (To build fluency with improved expression, begin to practice out loud.)
I like to divide my class into 4 groups and give each group a play to practice. After much practice, they then perform it for the class.
This is a GREAT MAY or JUNE Activity!!
Reader’s theater can be made into a costumed, staged performance or kept simple with students sitting on chairs in front of the class. Do what works best for your schedule!


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