Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox is a fun tall tale that will keep your students engaged and entertained! Readers’ Theater is a great way to teach comprehension skills and summarizing, as well as work on fluency.
The readers’ theater script has 11 parts – perfect for a small group! If you have a couple more or a couple less, it’s easy to modify the parts by combining or separating Narrator parts or the parts for “The Elmers.”
After reading this fun readers’ theater, you can engage your students in a variety of reading comprehension and writing activities that tie in with the story. Comprehension graphic organizers are full sheet pages or foldables for Interactive Notebooks. The writing section gives your resources to guide your students in creating their own tall tale (and gives you a super fun way to display these!). Then, you will find a set of poetry directions and a craftivity to make. This product is LOADED with rigorous, yet engaging content for your students!
Table of Contents:
Readers’ Theater script pg. 3-8
Graphic Organizers and INBs pg. 9-23
Writing Your Own Tall Tale pg. 24-32
Poetry Craftivity pg. 33-44
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