Readers Theater Scripts
Village children steal the saguaro fruit and ignore her when she warns, "Go on home and let me be. Stay away from Misery!" In the end, the saguaro, an enchanted visitor, and a granted wish help Misery outsmart both the children and a mysterious messenger when he, too, tries to steal some fruit.
North American desert animals, plants, or words featured in this story: Sonoran Desert, Saguaro Cactus, Cabana, long poles made from the wooden ribs of saguaro skeletons, Red Pulp, Prickly Pear Jelly, Saguaro Seed Bread, Harris Hawks, Vulture, Burrowing Owl, Coati.Readers:
Script Lenght: 5 pages
Performance Time: 2-3 minutes