•10 Fun and original Reader’s Theater Plays
•2 roles per Reader's Theater play with a highlighted script for each character
•Perfect for your independent Literacy Centers, Language Arts activities, fluency practice, as Read to Someone during Daily 5 and much more!
•Each Reader's Theater comes with a Common Core aligned comprehension activity
•Bright and colorful puppets accompany each Reader's Theater.
•Each Reader's Theater is 3 pages long. Great for file folder storage!
A list of Reader's Theater plays and topics:
"The Wiggly Tooth"- The Tooth Fairy has to brainstorm other things to collect while waiting for a tooth to fall out.
-Comprehension Activity- Creative writing activity where the student draws and writes about a collection they would like to start.
"Clean as a Pig"- Pig and Frog learn to try something new...and discover they actually like compromising.
-Comprehension Activity- Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the two main characters.
"The Surprise Party"- Penguin shows what a good friend he is by planning a birthday treat for his buddy.
-Comprehension Activity- Students practice making a list of supplies they will need to throw penguin a party.
"Who Was Here First?"- Dinosaur and Alligator don't always see eye to eye until they decide it is more fun to be on the same team.
-Comprehension Activity- This activity is all about finding the setting of the play.
"The Lost Treasure"- What do two pirates do with a big treasure? They put it to a good cause.
-Comprehension Activity- Where is your treasure buried? The students will map out their ideas and then write about what they would do with the treasure.
"One Small Hoop"- A funny story of an elephant more interested in eating peanuts then performing a trick.
-Comprehension Activity- The students will draw a picture of a trick they would teach the elephant and then describe the trick.
"Monster's First Day"- Purple monster is nervous about his first day of school. Green monster makes him realize that being different is cool.
-Comprehension Activity- Students will make a text to self connection with the nervous monster.
"The Missing Cookie"- Cat Detective is on the case to find Dog's missing cookie. They search high and low until it is found.
-Comprehension Activity-Students will sequence the story with a fun cookie activity.
"The Long Wait"- Butterfly helps Caterpillar see the beauty of being green.
-Comprehension Activity- A bubble chart is used to practice brainstorming describing words of the main character.
"The Sleepy Owl"- Owl is in quite the predicament! He can’t decide what to do about the bright sun when he is so sleepy. They come up with a smart solution by working together.
-Comprehension Activity- Students will come up with solutions for the owl to catch some zzz’s.
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Links to other Reader’s Theater plays from Playful in Primary (please note that all of the holiday Reader’s Theater plays are in the Holiday & Seasonal Year Long Pack and saves you 33%):
15 Reader’s Theater Plays-Holiday and Seasonal Year Long Pack
15- 2 person Reader’s Theater plays perfect for buddy reading through the holidays!
Valentine’s Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
Your students will feel the love with these 2 Reader’s Theater Plays!
Earth Day Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
Celebrate this important holiday with 2 Earth Day Reader’s Theater Plays!
St.Patrick’s Day Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
The luck of the Irish is with these 2 Reader’s Theater Plays!
Springtime Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
Spring has sprung with these 2 Reader’s Theater Plays!
Winter Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
Your students will stay warm inside practicing fluency with these 3 Reader’s Theater Plays!
Thanksgiving Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
Who doesn’t love a talking turkey?!
Halloween Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
These Reader’s Theater plays won’t have your student’s shaking in their boots
Beginning of the Year Reader’s Theater Play: 2 Parts
These Reader’s Theater plays are the perfect way to start the year!