Readers Theater All Year

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Poetry?  Song lyrics?  Literacy fun? "Oh, Give Me a Home in a Book" includes all.  Based on the song lyrics to "Home on the Range," this Readers Theater script adaptation will launch your students into a new world of thinking about literacy.  It's
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, End of Year, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Songs, Scripts
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By Readers Theater All Year
How do you teach about honoring soldiers, veterans, or their memories?  "Sack Lunch Flying" is a free, character-building Readers Theater script that will make it easy–both with the touching story and the annotated curriculum links at the end for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Arts
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Scripts
FREE
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By Readers Theater All Year
Do your students like Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web? Well, friendly Porker will also delight them as Porker meets Mickey at Grandpa's pork belly farm.  This humorous Readers Theater script will make your students and audience chuckle because Porker
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Oral Communication
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$1.25
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By Readers Theater All Year
GIGGLE WARNING!  This tall tale is so silly your students may enter the Giggle Zone without notice.  Why don't you just join them there and have fun with this humorous Readers Theater script, "When Kevin Burped."  Although everyone burps, when Kevin
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Oral Communication, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$1.50
1
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By Readers Theater All Year
“Strange, But True: NoC, the Beluga Who Tried to Talk” Two original Readers Theater scripts; Advanced + OriginalCan whales talk?  One would think not.  Yet, "Strange, But True:  NoC–the Beluga Who Tried to Talk" non-fiction Readers Theater tells a
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Scripts
$1.50
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By Readers Theater All Year
“Strange, But True: NoC, the Beluga Who Tried to Talk” Two original Readers Theater scripts from Readers Theater All YearCan whales talk?  One would think not.  Yet, "Strange, But True:  NoC–the Beluga Who Tried to Talk" non-fiction Readers Theater
Subjects:
Science, Environment, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Scripts
$1.50
1
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By Readers Theater All Year
How do you engage students with the parts of speech?  How do you get them to remember everything?  The "Parts of Speech Poem" Readers Theater solves your problem. Although this poem has been around for many years with an unknown author, it still
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Grammar
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 2nd, 4th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Examinations - Quizzes, Scripts
FREE
1
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By Readers Theater All Year
“Save the Zoo!“ Readers Theater for grades 3-6+ – Respect, Kindness, back-to-school, marsupials, nature, environment – 2-part script with US and Australian versionsHow do you teach respect?  An Australian teacher asked me for a script to teach
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Life Skills, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$1.75
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By Readers Theater All Year
Hispanic Folktales Readers Theater (Grades 3–6+) Guatemala–Mexico–Fables–Fluency–Crickets–AntsBy Carol Montgomery(For younger grades or struggling readers see our alternative product “Hispanic Folktales Readers Theater”, Grades 1–3 )“Hispanic
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$2.50
1
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By Readers Theater All Year
Hispanic Folktales Readers Theater with Flexi-Curric™ (Grades 1–3)By Carol Montgomery(For older grades or gifted students see our alternative product “Hispanic Folktales Readers Theater,” Grades 3–6+)Wouldn’t your students love MORE Readers Theater?
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$2.50
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By Readers Theater All Year
Readers Theater Nature CollectionNature Readers Theater scripts to build curiosity and interest in scienceBy Carol Montgomery“Readers Theater Nature Collection” provides plenty of opportunities for delightful character-building nature studies and
Subjects:
General Science, Oral Communication, Spring
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Thematic Unit Plans, Scripts
$3.50
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By Readers Theater All Year
Insects Readers TheaterEleven Science Readers Theater scripts to build curiosity and interest in insectsBy Carol MontgomeryWouldn’t your students love MORE Readers Theater? “Insects Readers Theater” provides plenty of opportunities for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Biology, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$3.75
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By Readers Theater All Year
Rocks and Minerals Game Showscience Readers Theater script with graphic organizersBy Carol MontgomeryWHO are the mystery guests and WHO are they related to–Ignee Us, Seddy Mentary, or Dr. Meta Morphic?Rocks and Minerals Game Show will add a little
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Earth Sciences, Drama
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$3.50
6
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By Readers Theater All Year
"Oh, My Heart, Heart, Heart"An Original Readers Theater Script with Flexi-Curric™*by Carol MontgomeryPerfect for American Heart Health Month, here's a fun Readers Theater script about the human heart for 2-22+ readers.  TIME:  Easy Version = 1.5
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Anatomy, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$2.25
2
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By Readers Theater All Year
Readers Theater for Spring, Summer, Groundhog Day, Thanksgiving, or just for funCombines fun with nature study while building character. A unique story to reinforce gratefulness, humility, and joy.Based on true groundhog stories, "Waddles, the
Subjects:
Life Skills, Character Education, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$2.00
5
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By Readers Theater All Year
The Bremen Town Detective Band–based on the Brothers Grimm taleGuaranteed to sprinkle giggles into your day, this fun adaptation of the Brother's Grimm fairy tale– "The Bremen Town Musicians"–includes talking animals and a surprise twist at the end.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Life Skills, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$1.50
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By Readers Theater All Year
Aesop's Fables Collection, Volume 1 with Flexi-Curric™*By Carol MontgomeryUseful for partner plays, puppet plays, and Readers Theater, these nine fables capture young minds to motivate thinking and creativity. Each trustworthy script includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Drama
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 2nd, 4th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Scripts
$6.50
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By Readers Theater All Year
23 Long Vowel Readers Theater and Partner Plays with Flexi-Curric™*By Carol MontgomeryLearning to read becomes exciting and fun with the stories at the heart of these plays. Students will be motivated to practice repeated readings with these long
Subjects:
Life Skills, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$4.99
Digital Download PDF (2.22 MB)
By Readers Theater All Year
The Beaver and the Lumberjack Adapted from Aesop's FablesBy Carol MontgomeryNOTE: You can also find "The Beaver and the Lumberjack", plus eight more Readers Theater fables, in our "Aesop's Fables Collection".Short. Spunky. Character building.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Scripts, Other
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By Readers Theater All Year
The Great Race of Mercy, 3 scripts in 1 (Middle School, non-fiction)By Carol Montgomeryfrom adult book The Cruelest MilesSled dogs.  Saving children.  Non-fiction adventure.  Also know as The Great Serum Race (or Run), "The Great Race of Mercy 1925
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Winter
Grades:
Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Scripts
$1.50
5
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

• Taught elementary school 6 years (mostly 4th grade) LOVE teaching!
• Homeschooled 4 students 24 years grades K-12
• Directed children's chorus as a classroom teacher and continued as a homeschool teacher LOVE music!
• Taught Drama Club about 10 years LOVE trustworthy scripts!
• Planned two programs a year as a classroom teacher and as a homeschool teacher (about 16 years total) LOVE seeing children on stage!
• Piano and guitar teacher LOVE music!
• Reading tutor (elementary) LOVE reading!
• English as a Second Language tutor (adult) LOVE tutoring!
• Managing Director for ReadersTheaterAllYear.com LOVE helping teachers globally build leaders and creators with trustworthy Readers Theater!

MY TEACHING STYLE

• Encourage students to recognize that each one is special and motivate them to do his/her best.
• Create a "safe" environment where positive character counts.
• Integrate curriculum and have fun while we build the necessary skills for students to be leaders and creators.
• Incorporate non-fiction Readers Theater into cross-curricular learning opportunities

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

• Published Readers Theater articles in "Teachers of Vision" magazine, "The Teaching Home Magazine," and "Readers Theater Digest."
• Interviewed on Readers Theater by HSLDA for their radio broadcast "Homeschool Heartbeat."
• Masters Degree in Education with emphasis in Reading
• Phi Beta Kappa
• Valedictorian (high school)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

L.L. (Lifelong Learner) to help teachers change the world with Readers Theater
M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Reading from California State University in San Bernardino (masters project in Readers Theater)
B.A. in Education from the University of Redlands in California

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

- Puppets have always been a part of my teaching. I've rewritten puppet scripts to use with students.
- We have a family of musicians who also happen to enjoy nature and the arts.
- Healthy living is a passion because our family walked through a nightmare with Environmental Illness in my body.
- I married a prince in a fairytale long-distance romance using mostly hand-written letters sent across the country. (Personal computers weren't invented!)
- I dream about changing the world with Readers Theater and teachers like you. :)
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