This package includes six President's Day-themed Reader's Theater scripts. Children will read true stories about four of our most beloved presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Students will also read about how Mount Rushmore honors these four leaders, as well as the history of the President's Day holiday.
- George Washington Cross the Delaware
- Thomas Jefferson's Purchase
- Abraham Lincoln's Log Cabin
- Teddy Roosevelt and the Bear
- The Story of Mount Rushmore
- The Story of President's Day
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*Note: Suggested reading is for moderate/advanced readers, however, reading levels vary, 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).