Seven life science reader's theater scripts. Part of the Life science bundle
Includes how and why do reader's theater, plus a Power Point. All scripts are now available as .PDF and Word.doc)
Readers theater is an excellent way to teach science content while improving fluency, comprehension and giving students an opportunity to shine. While providing authentic reasons to read and reread, students can analyze characters, plots and other story elements in an interdisciplinary study of these topics.
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Invasion of the Germs
What's the difference between a viral and bacterial infection? Students get fluency practice and solidify science concepts when they read and reread this six page, six scene reader's theater. Includes language arts connections, online resources and kinesthetic activities to reinforce the material in different ways for different learning styles.
Geri Spring is Here
Imagine various animals in a desert food web appearing on the Jerry Springer show. Your students will gain a new understanding of the interaction between consumers and producers in this short, light hearted look at who eats who n the desert. Five characters, run time approximately 9 minutes. Also contains links to online resources.
Also contains a 15 slide Power Point to introduce, review and extend the learning with language arts related activities.
Plant Parts - Which is the Greatest?
Four scene play covering functions of plant organs, photosynthesis, germination and pollination. Parts for 19 characters plus as many extras as desired. Over a dozen internet resources are included.
The Eukaryote Club - Who gets in and who gets the boot? Why?
President of the Eukaryote Club – Now they have their club but arguments continue. Who will be president: Plant, Animal. Protist or Fungus?
Kingdoms and Domains – a four scene look at who fits where.
Mitosis - Captain Nucleus guides the crew of his ship to split apart.
More science reader’s theater scripts:
African American scientists
George Washington Carver
The Legend of Sodium Chloride
Geri Spring is Here and SWL PPT freebie
Geri Spring is Here
(included in this package)
Mystery of Wool Island (hurricanes)
Free Christian drama resources at Fools for Christ
Free interactive Bible games