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Scripts for Schools has been providing teachers and community groups with Readers Theater Scripts, Choral Reading (Choral Speaking Scripts), Play Scripts, and Puppet Play Scripts for the past twenty six years.  Our scripts continue to be used by schools and community groups around the world.

Looking for a Readers Theater or Choral Reading script for your school group? We have hundreds of play scripts that will fit your desired theme and budget. Our scripts are not only for use by drama teachers.

A positive Readers Theater experience can be accomplished by every teacher. If you are a teacher (at any or all grade levels) who is thinking about trying READERS THEATER for the first time, click below for information about how to use Readers Theater Scripts in your class or community group:

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Featured Scripts

A Thanksgiving Surprise (Younger Readers)

Readers Theater Scripts

Readers Theater, Younger Elementary School Readers

A draw and read story.

A poor hungry man, his wife, and a mouse, all live together in a round sod house. The story ends with the completed drawing of a turkey who is just in time for their Thanksgiving!

A Christmas Carol, Reduced (Play Script)

Play Scripts

Play Script (Grades 5-10)

Intermediate to Advanced, 12 speaking roles The Christmas holidays just aren't complete without Charles Dickens's "A Christmas Carol". Here's a shortened version of that same story in script form.

Let's Celebrate Christmas!

Teacher Theme Packages

Theme Package, Younger Readers

Four Choral Reading scripts about Christmas, plus bonus RT PrimaryVersion of The Christmas Treasure:

It's Turkey Time! Theme Package

Teacher Theme Packages

Older Readers Four scripts about Thanksgiving.


Ode to a Thanksgiving Brussels Sprout

Value-Added Scripts

2 Versions included: (Choral Reading version and Readers Theater version), Older Readers

So, Thanksgiving dinner means you have to eat another Brussels sprout? Ah, come on - give it a try!

A free mp3 sound file is available to teachers who want to establish the proper rhythm/beat for any Scripts for Schools script involving rhythm and rhyme. Simply email Lois at

Holiday Harvest, Thanksgiving Time! (Readers Theater)

Readers Theater Scripts

Readers Theater Version, Older Elementary School Readers

A quick search on the internet will yield a number of pages about The First Thanksgiving and the foods the pilgrims probably enjoyed on that special occasion. Does the menu differ from the Thanksgiving foods we eat today?

Babushka's Story (Choral Reading)

Choral Reading Scripts

Choral Reading Version, Older Elementary School Readers

Grandmother Babushka brings gifts to the children of Russia each Christmas Eve. She is an important "gift-giver" there and her story has become a well-known Christmas legend.

At Christmas Time (Readers Theater, Older Readers)

Readers Theater Scripts

Readers Theater Version, Older Elementary School Readers 

Too much hustle, bustle, and holiday shopping sometimes causes us to forget the reason we celebrate Christmas in the first place.


Choral Reading Scripts

Choral Reading Version, Older Elementary School Readers

Turkey and Piggy live side by side in the barnyard. They love to sing together and especially like singing The Gobble-Oink Song (sung to the tune of "Stayin Alive"). Piggy doesn't quite understand the importance of the approaching Thanksgiving Day, but Turkey gets the message and announces it is his opinion that folks should eat more ham!

Remembering on Remembrance Day

Readers Theater Scripts

A Readers Theater Script for Intermediate Readers

An Early Visit From Santa Claus (Choral)

Choral Reading Scripts

Choral ReadingVersion, Older Elementary School Readers

Believe it or not, good old Santa has come down early to leave special gifts and thank the teachers, staff, and administration (at your very own school) for their devotion to children and hard work.

The Christmas Star (Readers Theater)

Readers Theater Scripts

Readers Theater for Older Elementary School Readers 

A proud star tells about that special night long ago when he/she was given the job of shining brightly above a lowly stable.




30 Holiday Choral Scripts For a Variety of Elementary School Reading Levels


Choral Reading Scripts

This script includes 3 versions: Choral Reading/Speaking for Younger and Older Elementary School Readers and one including Audience Participation.

Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem "T'was The Night Before Christmas" in 1822. It is now the tradition in many families to read the poem every Christmas Eve.

Why The Yuletide Evergreen Trees Keep Their Leaves

Choral Reading Scripts

Choral Reading/Speaking, Older Elementary School Readers

A story about a little bird and a few kind trees who work together to perform a Yuletide miracle for us all!

Slow Down Christmas (Choral, Christian Theme)

Uncategorized Scripts

Choral Reading/Speaking, Christian Theme

Christmas is coming way too fast! The shopping isn't done, the wrapping paper is lost, three trees have already been rejected, and there's still no turkey to put on the plate.

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