Engage your students with reading this funny Readers’ Theater script adaptation of "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry!
Adapted by My Reading Resources
for Grades 4-8
Help your students develop fluency by allowing multiple readings of the script. Encourage them to use expressiveness, intonation, and inflection when rehearsing the text. Provides an authentic reason for re-reading - performing for an audience.
This Readers’ Theater Unit includes:
Full scripted text + glossary (has 6 speaking parts)
Student packet made up of short written response questions – for groups/literature circles
Ideas for student projects
Vocabulary cards - match terms to definitions (glue these to index cards to make them uniform in size and more durable)
Includes 2 assessments of comprehension: vocabulary matching quiz and a Multiple choice test over the story
Answer key is included!
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