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Readers Theatre

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Readers Theatre

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Four 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Lexington, Kentucky

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Reading Idol! Bringing Readers Theatre Center Stage in Your Classroom

Students produce a Readers Theatre performance to compete to be named the Reading Idol. Students vote on the final performances and record them as podcasts.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   3 – 12  |  Printout  |  Assessment Tool

Readers Theatre Rubric

This rubric is designed to be used for any Readers Theatre performance. Students are scored both individually in the areas of delivery and cooperation and as a group in the area of active, on-task participation.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   1 – 5  |  Strategy Guide

Readers Theatre

Readers Theatre integrates oral reading, literature, and the performing arts. This strategy can entice the most reluctant and disinterested reader to become engaged in reading.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   K – 6  |  Activity & Project

Let the Show Begin! Literary Talent Show

Children choose their favorite songs, poems, or stories to act out in a talent show for friends and family.

 

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