Reader’s Theater is an AMAZING tool to utilize with students at so many levels. My daughter’s teacher, Mrs. Bell from A Place Called Kindergarten seems to be a guru of primary reader’s theater. She does Theater Thursday with her kindergartners using resources that she has created based on various books, and my daughter couldn’t love it more. Would you believe that older kiddos LOVE it
Reader's Theater Ideas and Scripts
You will quickly find that reader’s theater is such a versatile tool and will easily engage your students, enhance fluency, and strengthen reading comprehension.
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Start with my guide to using Reader's Theater in Middle School
I took some time off of creating and writing resources over the holiday break. Managing three kiddos, preparing for family visitors, baking, wrapping, cleaning, crawler-chasing, and writing anything worth posting was a bit of a challenge. My 10 month old’s favorite activities to date are pulling out the outlet covers and pulling himself up on the art easel. My house is baby-proofed and this child
I’m excited to share with you my 22nd TPT product creation…a holiday reader’s theater for the middle grades with both reader response questions and a snowflake craftivity that we created with our students last school year. The reader’s theater once again features 6th grade students-I can’t help it, I adore teaching this age. I also feel like I have so many stories to tell after
Tis’ the season for Trick or Treatin’ and some more writing. My brain was on overload today! So much that I wrote another reader’s theater and came up with a craftivity to go with it. The Happy Halloween That Almost Wasn’t… is the perfect reader’s theater for this festive time of year. Your students will love reading about the characters of Parkersburg Elementary School and
So, it was a writing kind of day. I have had this idea in my brain for about two weeks now, but couldn’t figure out how or where to start. Have you ever read a novel that ISN’T actually a movie with your students? These days it can be hard to come by, for sure. Hunger Games, Because of Winn Dixie, Holes, Tuck Everlasting, Bridge
As I continue on with my long term maternity leave, I find that teaching is constantly still on my brain. Upon my return to teaching, I will be tackling the common core standards. While I know it has been a gradual transition, I need to have my act together and be prepared to jump in head first. In preparation, I continue to spend some time