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Native Americans Readers Theater

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Native American themed Readers Theater lessons will encourage your students to become better readers and writers. Your students learn facts about the Plains, Southwest, and Northwest tribes with the lessons in this packet. These are facts about Native American tribes. You can use these in November with your Thanksgiving lesson plans. They can also be used at any time of the year, too.

This experience will improve students' reading comprehension, fluency, and writing skills. Students love to perform Readers Theater plays. Now, let your students write their own Readers Theater script using the template included in this packet. There are also ideas and printables for props for the performance.

Included are:

Pg. 2 Overview

Pg. 3 Common Core Standards

Pg. 4, 5 Performance tips

Pg. 6-9 Stage props

Pg. 10 Starring sign

Pg. 11-13 Act 1- 5, plus generic sign

Pg. 14-15 Homes of the Plains tribe - script (4 speaking parts)

Pg. 16 Name necklaces

Pg. 17 Stick puppet frames

Pg. 18-19 Teacher tips

Pg. 20 - 22 Extension activity: (Beginning, Middle End) Tell Me More Book

Pg. 23-24 Tribes of the Southwest (4 speaking parts)

Pg. 25 Name necklaces

Pg. 26 Stick puppet frames

Pg. 27-28 Extension activity: interactive journal printable - dictionary skills

Pg. 29-30 Northwest: Totem Poles (4 speaking parts)

Pg. 31 Name necklaces

Pg. 32 Stick puppet frames

Pg. 32-33 Extension activity: My family's totem pole

Pg. 34-37 Writing your own Reader's Theater script template

These are facts about Native American tribes. You can use these in November with your Thanksgiving lesson plans. They can also be used at any time of the year, too.

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Native Americans Readers Theater
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Native Americans Readers Theater