Life Cycle Reader's Theater: What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?

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Trying to squeeze in some science concepts into your busy day? This resource will help your students practice reading and speaking skills, learn about life cycles, and have some fun!

Why use Life Cycle Reader’s Theater: What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? There is a great deal of evidence that proves the value of the arts in the classroom and its relationship to learning. When children act out a story, the information is internalized.

How it works: The children can read the play, or practice and perform the play for classmates, for another class, for their parents, or for the whole school! The play shares specific information about how

What’s included: This resource has a 6-page script with parts for 12 children (6 bigger parts, the smaller parts can be doubled up for smaller groups.) It also has a song about life cycles as well as ideas and suggestions for directors and teachers.

Be sure to download the preview file for a better understanding of what is contained in this resource.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

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