Sample FREEBIE! Original Reader's Theater Play for Literacy Centers

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Playful in Primary
Grade Levels
K - 2nd
Resource Type
Formats Included
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16 pages
Playful in Primary


This is a FREEBIE sample from our "10 Original Reader's Theater Plays for Literacy Centers" Pack. Check it out in our "Playful In Primary" store. Link-10 Original 2 Person Plays

•Fun and Original Reader’s Theater Play
•Roles for 2 students 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!
•This play comes with a Common Core aligned comprehension activity
•Bright and Colorful puppets accompany this play.
•Each play is 3 pages long. Great for file folder storage!

Description of Reader's Theater Play:
"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.

Links to other products from Playful in Primary:

15 Reader’s Theater Plays-Holiday and Seasonal Year Long Pack 15- 2 person plays perfect for buddy reading through the holidays!

10 Reader’s Theater Plays 10- 2 part plays that can be used all year long

Literacy Center Mega Bundle 88 Engaging literacy center activities

Crazy About Conventions 15 week program that makes learning conventions fun!

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Happy Teaching! Allison & Alisha
Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.


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