Build fluency with this set of 10 easy-to-read Reader's Theater scripts!
Reader's Theater is an enjoyable and effective strategy for developing fluency. It is a style of theater in which students do not memorize their lines. Props, costumes, and scenery are entirely optional. I've always told my students that Reader's Theater is acting with your voice
The scripts are based on familiar tales to boost student enjoyment and confidence.
-The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
-The Tortoise and the Hare
-The Little Red Hen
-The Three Billy Goats Gruff
-The Three Little Pigs
-The Gingerbread Man
-Little Red Riding Hood
-Goldilocks and the Three Bears
-The Princess and the Pea
-Hansel and Gretel
Each script comes with a one-page teacher's guide. These include:
-An at-a-glance look at how many lines each character has
-An estimated performance time
-Notes about which speaking parts are more difficult/less challenging
-Simple suggestions for costumes and props
-A list of recommended read-alouds that relate to the script
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