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Drama! Bring out the risk taking, creativity in your young actors t with this fun script for reading and fluency. Complete with fun props, which are entirely optional, you could have a full blown Oscar worthy performance! With masks, speech bubbles and puppets, let the children decide how to perform this classic fairy tale. Perfect for literacy groups with 9 in the cast.
The script is designed for 3rd-5th grade. With a focus on the traditional American fairy story of The Gingerbread Man this drama will reinforce the children’s understanding as well as reinforcing reading fluency.
The performance takes approximately 12 minutes once rehearsed. The props are easy to print and go, with simple preparation involving nothing more than construction paper, scissors and glue.
Bring this engaging and funny reading activity into your classroom and enjoy the kiddos’ creativity. This readers’ theatre is a part of my complete unit of inquiry of Fairy Tales. You may also be interested in these dramas too - Pilgrims in A Pickle , a tale of the American Thanksgiving story and The Nose Glows, a comedy about Rudolph and the need to be friends. Or perhaps a spooky comedy for the Halloween season? The Teddy Bears' Halloween Picnic. They call come with easy to prepare props. Follow along with my store.
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