This is a readers' theater script in the Language Arts Grammar and Writing Series. In this skit, a doctor must perform an emergency surgery on a bloated paragraph suffering from first draftitis. Students can ham it up as they present this script. Packet includes: overview, staging notes, the script, teaching objectives, questions relating to the script, subject matter questions and activities, and an answer key. These scripts are a fun-filled activity to introduce and teach lessons in grammar and writing. Costuming and staging are minimal and scripts are to be read, so you can use them any time. These are ideal for the substitute teacher.