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Readers Theater Script: "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches" adapted from by Arthur Conan Doyle - short story unit with activities.
Violet Hunter asks for Sherlock Holmes' assistance after her employers have her act oddly in front of an open window. Holmes and Watson discover that her employers are not only odd, but dangerous.
9 Reading Parts - Sherlock Holmes, Dr John Watson, Narrator, Violet Hunter,
Jephro Ruscastle, Miss Stoper, Mrs. Rucastle, Mr Toller, Mrs Tolle
- 19-Page Readers Theater Script
- 15-Page Original Story from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
- Pre-reading Quick Write
- Post-reading Discussion Questions
- 25 Word Vocabulary Handout
- Vocabulary Quiz w/ Answer Sheet
Use as One-Act Play and/or Readers Theater for the upper grades. Adapted to script form from the original short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Contains original text. ATOS Book Level: 7.7
Fun reading strategy to improve close reading and comprehension skills. Help students with reading, speaking, and listening skills.
Works well for performing arts, public speaking, Mystery, British Literature, and/or Short Story units.
Use as quick and easy skit for Drama Club, English classroom, or ELD classes.
Great for building self-esteem and self-concept. Encouraging to students who enjoy acting as well as reluctant readers.