Free Readers Theater based on Harriet Tubman's own words–"Harriet Tubman, Alias Moses: Joe's Journey" Cast: 8-12, Readability: grade 4.2 (More scripts on the Underground Railroad at www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com.)
*** 5-Day Success Plan for Readers Theater Expert second-grade teacher shares how to implement Readers Theater in this 5-min. video. He suggests weekly performances–perhaps sharing with another class? I
"Reader's Theater: Giving Students a Reason to Read Aloud " (from Reading Rockets) shares the basics of Readers Theater with several helpful ideas. Includes basic instructions and links to other resources. (For free, trustworthy scripts see www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com.)
Reader's Theater: Giving Students a Reason to Read Aloud
• LIBRARY Readers Theater? You betcha! :D This library links to 4 FREE SCRIPTS. (I haven't reviewed them.) Our local library carries a few Readers Theater resources. But, for 50 FREE READERS THEATER SCRIPTS check www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com (By the way, I haven't reviewed the books listed on this library's Readers Theater page either. We don't have them in our local library.) Let me know what you think about the scripts or books & I'll share with our caring community of teachers…
Students create their own RT podcast to improve fluency and comprehension. 6-60 min. lessons for high school here, but the printable MYSTERY CUBE could be used for all ages--if you're studying mysteries.
Great free resource to help you teach your very first drama class for kids with confidence. Sometimes quick drama games are a good introduction to Readers Theater practice. Share your favorite game on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ReadersTheaterAllYear.
This free "Reading Genres" poster is hard to find now, but shows up on her Feb. 12, 2012, blog post. Interesting that Readers Theater covers all the genres. :) Since students love reading plays everybody wins! (Find trustworthy Readers Theater scripts at www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com )
15 Vocabulary Strategies in 15 minutes! Great ideas for effective vocabulary instruction! Use a collection of vocabulary words from our Readers Theater scripts with some of these activities. Remember, correct oral use is important. So use our Readers Theater scripts to help anchor proper vocabulary use. Student's will read it, speak it, reread it, and use it in context. What fun! For FREE #READERS THEATER scripts see www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com