Science Reader's Theater Bundle

Science Reader's Theater Bundle
Science Reader's Theater Bundle
Science Reader's Theater Bundle
Science Reader's Theater Bundle
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24.18 MB   |   40 pages

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This bundle includes SEVEN science based reader's theaters to connect reading, science, and drama! Included readings are "The Cause of Autumn," "Animal Adaptations," "Energy Pyramids and Food Chains," "The Water Cycle," "The Rock Cycle," "Earth's Rotation and Revolution," and "Renewable vs Nonrenewable Resources." This 40 page product allows students to have fun while learning science and practicing reading skills. Some ideas are to have your students form small groups to perform for other students, create props, a background, add silly voices... anything to help them comprehend!

The Cause of Autumn Reader's Theater: This reading is packed with information on why the earth's tilt and revolution cause the change of seasons as well as a detailed explanation of photosynthesis and how that plays a part in the color changes of leaves. Vocabulary includes equinox, solstice, photosynthesis, rotation, revolution, and chlorophyl.

Animal Adaptations Reader's Theater: This reader's theater provides a fun way to dive into animal adaptations! The story analyzes the difference between structural and behavioral adaptations and how these help animals to survive. Many animal examples are provided as well as an explanation of inherited traits and learned behaviors. Students will see how without adapting, animals will go extinct. Science vocabulary defined and discussed in this reader's theater include: extinction, structural adaptation, behavioral adaptation, instinct, learned behavior, and inherited trait.

The Water Cycle Reader's Theater: This reader's theater allows students to act out and perform the water cycle! Includes 14 speaking parts with vocabulary words such as evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, groundwater, and runoff.

Energy Pyramid and Food Chains Reader's Theater: This reader's theater provides a fun way to dive into food chains and energy pyramids! The story analyzes how energy is passed from one organism to the next and how a break in the food chain affects an entire ecosystem. Science vocabulary defined and discussed in this reader's theater include producer, photosynthesis, consumer, herbivore, omnivore, carnivore, decomposer and scavenger.

Earth's Rotation and Revolution Reader's Theater: This script allows students to perform and act out the rotation and revolution of Earth. The reader's theater explains the day and night cycle, the difference between rotate and revolve, and the causes of the seasons.

The Rock Cycle Reader's Theater: A fun way to act out the rock cycle! This reader's theater contains 20 speaking parts that explain the process that a rock goes through in the rock cycle. Students will not only be able to define sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks but they will also learn science vocabulary such as weathering, erosion, deposition, compaction, cementation, sediment, intrusive, extrusive, mantle, magma, and lava. Each word is defined in the script. Students will also review examples of each type of rock in the cycle. Included is a vocabulary sheet.

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Reader's Theater: Students will learn the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources and how they power our homes and schools. Students will also hear the benefits and downsides to both resources, learn about alternative energy, and discover ways to conserve energy.

Individual Reader's Theaters:

The Cause of Autumn Reader's Theater

The Rock Cycle Reader's Theater

Animal Adaptations Reader's Theater

Earth's Rotation and Revolution Reader's Theater

The Water Cycle Reader's Theater

Energy Pyramid and Food Chains Reader's Theater

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Reader's Theater and Debate Pack
Total Pages
40
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N/A
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N/A

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Science Reader's Theater Bundle
Science Reader's Theater Bundle
Science Reader's Theater Bundle
Science Reader's Theater Bundle