Are you looking for a content-based reader's theater to help you teach or review matter? Here you go! This script has four leveled parts, perfect for groups of diverse readers. Written with humor and with cues for expression, this script can be used to practice fluency and prosody, to practice pulling out essential information, or to jump start (or review) a unit on solids, liquids, gases, and colloids. Also included are a notes-guide and reader-tags (with and without pictures so you can decide whether or not to have students decorate their own role-tags for the performance).
The script has an overall readability of 3.0 and has parts ranging from 2.4-3.3. While the content is aimed at 2nd grade Florida Sunshine State science standards, this script is also an excellent activity for 2nd-4th grade ELA blocks.
What's the Matter with You?
by Amy Bowden
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