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Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays for the Classroom

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays for the Classroom
Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays Readers Theater is a dramatic presentation of a written work in a script form. Readers read from a "script" and reading parts are divided among the readers. No memorization, costumes, blocking, or special lighting is needed. Presentations can easily be done in a k-3 classroom. Scripts are held by the readers. "Reader's Theater proved to be almost a magic solution for Griffith: In just 10 weeks of using RT, every child in her class had gained a full grade level in reading. Update - July 08

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McCoy's Guide to Theatre and Performance Studies In 1993, when I first began to research theatre sites on the internet, it was a difficult and laborious project. Sites were hard to find, search engines were underdeveloped, there were very few theatre people who had taken an interest in, or even knew about the internet. Obviously, things have changed. Now the Web is easily accessible through a variety of web browsers, making specific knowledge of such utilities as telnet, ftp, and gopher (remember that one?) more or less obsolete or invisible. There are now so many theatre-related sites that keeping a truly comprehensive guide to resources theatre on the internet, compiled and maintained through human intervention, is incredibly time-consuming.

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This website is fun and perfect for 1st & 2nd graders. A kindergarten teacher can choose one of the scripts or plays on the Promethean Board and as a class read the script and or play together. Tons of books and plays to choose from. by bonita21 Nov 2

This site has an impressive collection of reader's theater scripts/plays for classroom use. It also has guides on how to effectively use reader's theater in the classroom. by jezzri Oct 30

This site has a list of readers theatre scrips for you to chose from. Having your students act out their reading will make it more fun and help with fluency. by sarahaskey Mar 10

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