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Reader's Theater: The Snowball Toss Reading Literature Toolkit for Grades 4-8

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
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16 pages
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Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS!

The Snowball Toss is a CCSS Reader's Theater and Reading Literature Toolkit for Grades 4-8!

This 5-page, 11 character, high interest realistic fiction passage is about a snowy recess in which the assistant principal's silly action leads to a student getting carried away and injuring another. The lesson students will take away is that "Rules are made for a reason" and we as adults need to be reminded of that sometimes.

This reader's theater toolkit includes:

-a 5-page, 11 character, high interest realistic fiction script

-Word work using context clues

-Reader Response Questions

-A reflective journal

-Summary Work

-Story Cover Makeover

-Answer Key

Lexile Level: 770L

With all of this chilly weather and snow, your students will connect with this passage and be excited for the work that goes along with it.

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Check out these other Reader's Theater Toolkits...

-Aesop's Fables Reader's Theater Toolkit Common Core Aligned

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-Earth Day Reader's Theater and Informational Text Toolkit

-First Day Jitters for BIG KIDS: Reader's Theater and Reading Literature Toolkit

-Halloween Reader's Theater and Reading Literature Tookit

-Holiday Reader's Theater and Reading Literature Toolkit

-Martin Luther King Jr. Reader's Theater and Informational Text Toolkit

-Memorial Day Reader's Theater and Close Reading Toolkit

-President's Day Reader's Theater and Informational Text Toolkit

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For BUNDLED Reader's Theaters for BIG KIDS:

All-American Reader's Theater BUNDLE for BIG KIDS Common Core Aligned

Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS MEGA BUNDLE Common Core Aligned

Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS Mini-Bundle Common Core Aligned

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Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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