Reader's Theater is a fun activity for helping children develop good reading, listening and speaking skills. Children work together in small groups to read aloud of a piece of literature in an expressive way. It is an effective tool for improving reading comprehension and fluency in students of all ages. Reader's Theater creates a purpose for reading and makes it into an enjoyable activity for children and teens alike.
This product is an adaptation of the classic, rhyming poem "Apple-Seed John" by Lydia Marie Child. The poem has been modified to create a Reader's Theater script for a group of 5 readers. It is suitable for students in grades 3 and up.
UPDATE: There is now a NEW and IMPROVED version of this ebook available here:
Reader's Theater: Appleseed John, 2nd Edition