Incorporate cultural diversity into any language arts class with these folktale Reader's Theater scripts from around the world. These classic tales from Scotland, China, Mexico, Africa, and India would be a great addition to any history classroom as well, as they exhibit the cultures and traditions of their home countries.
This package includes five folktale-themed Reader's Theater scripts:
- The Black Bull of Norroway from Scotland
- The Magic Paintbrush from China
- The Story of the Sun and the Moon from Mexico
- How Anansi Got His Stories from Africa
- Princess Mala and the Tree Spirit from India
*Note: Suggested reading is for moderate/advanced readers, however, reading levels vary school to school, classroom to classroom, and student to student, so please use the preview option before purchasing to ensure these materials are right for you. Also, feel free to adjust the scripts to meet your and your students' needs.
Reader's Theater helps to develop fluency through repeated exposure to text, increase comprehension, integrate reading, writing, speaking, listening in an authentic context, engage students, increase reading motivation, create confidence and improve the self-image of students, provide a real purpose for reading, and provide opportunities for cooperative learning. (Scholastic, 2012).
Reader's Theater Scripts
by mz applebee
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License