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Let the Show Begin! Literary Talent Show

 

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Let the Show Begin! Literary Talent Show

Grades K – 6
Activity Time 2 to 3 hours for Part One of preparation, 2 to 3 hours for Part Two of preparation, plus time to perform the talent show (can be worked on for multiple days)
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Jaime R. Wood

Jaime R. Wood

Portland, Oregon

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

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Lesson Plans

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Readers Theatre

Students develop scripts, perform, and use their voices to depict characters from texts, giving them the opportunity to develop fluency and further enhance comprehension of what they are reading.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Acting Out with Mother Goose

Act out a story after reading it. Work together to create a script and make costumes and props. Then invite others to watch and hear your story!

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Cooking and Creating in the Kitchen

After reading If You Give a Moose a Muffin, have a "Muffin Party"! Children will write invitations, follow a recipe, and enjoy sharing their homemade muffins.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 3  |  Tip & How-To

How to Act Out a Story

Help a child make a more personal connection with a book by acting out the story and exploring different characters' perspectives.

 

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