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U Otter Read It Educational Resources

Readers Theatre is a tool useful in developing fluency, oral reading confidence, and comprehension. It strengthens collaboration and communication skills as well as being an awful lot of fun to do! Some teachers use RT strictly as performance and others find benefit in using it as they would any piece of text in a reading session. U Otter Read It resources are also available at www.uotter.com as well as www.TeachersPayTeachers.com.

Readers Theatre is a tool useful in developing fluency, oral reading confidence, and comprehension. It strengthens collaboration and communication skills as well as being an awful lot of fun to do! Some teachers use RT strictly as performance and others find benefit in using it as they would any piece of text in a reading session. U Otter Read It resources are also available at www.uotter.com as well as www.TeachersPayTeachers.com.
A Legend for Christmas and The Little Match Girl: two scripts for Christmas
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A Legend for Christmas and The Little Match Girl: two scripts for Christmas

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Scripts for Christmas,. A Legend for Christmas is adapted from a German legend. Scripted for 6 voices: 3 Narrators, 2 Strangers, Woman. The story is suitable for ages 9+. Language used provides opportunities to stretch vocabulary as well as develop expressive reading by delving into the implied emotion of the speaker and the background story. The Little Match Girl is based on the classic story by Hans Christian Anderson. It is voiced for 4 readers ages 9+. Teacher Notes included give suggestions for connecting the content of the scripts with situations such as homelessness. Suggestions also given for writing and research about social issues. Consider using these scripts with older students to bridge to topics of ethics and politics / history. etc. The package includes 8 Pages.
Readers Theatre: If You Should Catch a Leprechaun
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Readers Theatre: If You Should Catch a Leprechaun

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scripted for young readers, this energetic script will have readers delighting in all the ways a leprechaun hides and all the ways one could catch him! Have the students make up their own ways, and expand the script to include their ideas.
The Fisherman and His Wife, Readers Theatre Script with Lessons
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The Fisherman and His Wife, Readers Theatre Script with Lessons

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This readers theatre script, includes suggestions for developing fluent, expressive reading. Scripted for 4 voices, it can be easily adapted for multiple voices on 1 or more parts. Discussion suggestions are given for the concept of rewards given for work / wishes. Other idioms are also included in the discussion section of this package: For example: What does each suggest about attitudes and beliefs about wealth, and work ethics? Which character might hold these attitudes? -the meek shall inherit the earth -be grateful for what you have -easy come, easy go -the world owes me a living -all that glitters is not gold -money is the root of all evil -the early bird gets the worm -a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush and much more! Total Pages: 11 with reproducible expressive reading prompts and a assessment guide for oral reading.
Rumplestiltskin, Readers Theatre and lesson plan
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Rumplestiltskin, Readers Theatre and lesson plan

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This 6 page Readers Theatre script is adapted for 6 voices: 2 Narrators, Young Girl, Rumpelstiltskin and 2 Readers 6 Page Teacher notes include : reproducibles Comparing Scripts for Common Themes Matching Character to Events (to strengthen expressive reading) Plus: Tips for Strengthening Oral Expression Vocal Expression Assessment guide
Good Manners - Readers Theatre Script
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Good Manners - Readers Theatre Script

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This script, written for 4 voices, explores the concept of manners. When should we say please? Thank you? Discussion questions and activities are included to extend the script into lessons about manners, behaviour, - being kind. Have fun with this one!
Everything Went Wrong - a Readers Theatre Script
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Everything Went Wrong - a Readers Theatre Script

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If you've ever had to organize a presentation of any kind involving the whole school, you will identify with the things that can go wrong! This fun script is great for a presentation as well as for developing oral and reading skills.