This power-point document contains a reader's theater script for the sweet story, The Important Book, by Margaret Wise Brown.
Book Summary: What is the most important thing about a spoon? The fact that you can eat with it? What about an apple? Or a shoe? This book helps curious preschoolers notice important details about their everyday surroundings, like daisies are white, rain is wet, and a spoon is used for eating.
For the important thing about The Important Book is that the book resonates long after it's closed. What's most important about many familiar things—like rain and wind, apples and daisies—is suggested in rhythmic words and vivid pictures. "A perfect book. Chosen as a "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children" by the American National Education Association.
This is a great reader's theater to do at the beginning OR end of the school year, to resonate the importance of each individual student!
There are 20 different narrators in the script, but this could easily be adapted to fit larger or smaller class sizes.