Partner Plays are great for building fluency and comprehension skills. The Mystery of the Missing Cookies is a script for the middle grades about a mom and child making cookies together. This five page partner script comes with the following activities:
a vocabulary page for preteaching challenging words
a schema building activity about favorite desserts
a questioning page
and two pages for a written response (How-to Paper).
This would work well to use in pairs during Read with Partner or Guided Reading time. Students will practice finding text evidence to make comparisons, analyze character traits and development, and story elements, build vocabulary, and practice writing in response to reading.
If you enjoy using reader's theater or partner plays with your students, you might like some of these:
✱The Great Pumpkin Heist
✱The Stubborn Reindeer
✱Rockin' the Rock Cycle
✱The Mystery of the Lost Mitten
✱The Farmer and the Scarecrow
✱Penguins on Parade
✱Let's Learn about Veteran's Day
✱Frosty's Magical Appearance
✱Shiver Me Timbers! The Ocean's the Place for Me
✱The Winner Takes the Prize
✱Something Sharkie This Way Comes
✱Tom's Lucky Day
✱The Gift of Reading
✱The Missing Cookie Mystery
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