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Readers Theater Scripts

These Scripts for Schools Readers Theater scripts were created as a way to involve students in reading. In Reader's Theater, students "perform" by sharing parts and reading aloud. This is usually done without costumes or props, but not always.

RT is a strategy that combines reading practice and performing. Its goal is to enhance students' reading skills and confidence by practising reading with a purpose. Reader's Theater gives students a real reason to read aloud – and that reason is usually to prepare for some kind of performance! The performance can be confined to small groups within a classroom who perform for each other, or expanded to include larger audiences within your community. Whatever the audience, Readers Theater reaps many benefits:

Benefits of Using Readers Theater in the Classroom or Library. Readers Theater helps to

  1. Develop fluency through repeated exposure to text.
  2. Increase comprehension.
  3. Integrate reading, writing, speaking, listening in an authentic context, engage students.
  4. Increase reading motivation.
  5. Create confidence and improve the self-image of students.
  6. Provide a real purpose for reading.
  7. Provide opportunities for cooperative learning.

THE LION'S PRIDE

Readers Theater Scripts

One day, during a walk through the forest, a prideful lion meets a parrot, an owl, a hyena, and a wise little girl who displease him. The lion eats them all!

THE LOST PETS - YOUNGER READERS

Readers Theater Scripts

Two Readers Theater Versions for Younger Readers

Where do the dog and the cat go when they run away? Nobody knows!

THE MAGIC CARROT CAPER

Readers Theater Scripts

You've heard of the Gigantic Turnip? Well this time around it's a carrot that won't be uprooted. In this version of the popular folk tale, a walrus, hippopotamus, elephant, dinosaur, and tiny mouse, help a little old man and lady unearth the pesky vegetable.

THE MAGICIAN'S MUFFINS

Readers Theater Scripts

A perfect tale for intermediate readers to rehearse and then perform for primary children. Two magical roly poly peanut butter and jelly muffins outrun and outsmart a cow, a duck, a sheep, a pig, and a mighty magician.

THE MAGICIAN'S MUFFINS - YOUNGER READERS

Readers Theater Scripts

Move over Gingerbread Man! Make way for two magical roly poly peanut butter and jelly muffins who outrun and outsmart a cow, a duck, a sheep, a pig, and a mighty magician.

THE MAN WHO FLEW INTO SPACE - OLDER READERS

Readers Theater Scripts

This script features rhythm and rhyming words and is loosely based on an old jump rope rhyme about a man who flies into space.

THE MONKEY AND THE CROCODILE, PART 1

Readers Theater Scripts

A clever young monkey outsmarts the crocodile who is about to eat her by pretending she has left the tastiest part of her body back home in a mango tree.

THE MONKEY AND THE CROCODILE, PART 2

Readers Theater Scripts

Grandmother monkey tells her granddaughter how to visit "the island in the middle of the swamp.

THE MONSTER NAMED YEAR!

Readers Theater Scripts

A fanciful Folk Tale for Beginning/Intermediate Readers celebrating Chinese New Year. Ever wonder why we chase the old year away?

THE MONSTER NAMED YEAR - OLDER READERS

Readers Theater Scripts

Ever wonder why we chase the old year away? This folk tale, re-told in verse, explains why Chinese New Year is celebrated with dancing lions, firecrackers, and many red decorations.

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