This power-point document contains a reader's theater script for four sweet and fun short stories, including "Enemy Pie" by Derek Munson, "Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon" by Patty Lovell, "A Sick Day for Amos McGee" by Philip C. Stead, and "Russell the Sheep" by Rob Scotton.
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Summary: Be yourself -- like Molly Lou Melon -- no matter what a bully may do!
Molly Lou Melon is short and clumsy, has buck teeth, and has a voice that sounds like a bullfrog being squeezed by a boa constrictor. She doesn't mind. Her grandmother has always told her to walk proud, smile big, and sing loud, and she takes that advice to heart.
But then Molly Lou has to start in a new school. A horrible bully picks on her on the very first day, but Molly Lou Melon knows just what to do about that.
Enemy Pie Book Summary: It was the perfect summer. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one. Luckily Dad had a surefire way to get rid of enemies: Enemy Pie. But part of the secret recipe is spending an entire day playing with the enemy!
In this funny yet endearing story, one little boy learns an effective recipes for turning your best enemy into your best friend. Enemy Pie serves up a sweet lesson in the difficulties and ultimate rewards of making new friends.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee Summary: Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl.
But one day—"Ah-choo!"—he woke up with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests.
Russell the Sheep Book Summary: This is Russell. Sometimes Russell is just a little bit out of step with the rest of the flock. All the sheep are falling asleep -- except Russell. What's a sheep to do? Russell tries everything ... until, at last, he falls asleep.
There are 22 different narrators for each script, but this could easily be adapted to fit larger or smaller class sizes.
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