The Lion and the Mouse - Younger Readers
Readers Theater Scripts
While the script is fun to read, it also teaches valuable lessons in evaluating relationships and making assumptions based on appearances. One of Aesop's recurring themes is - actions or appearances can be deceiving! In this story, Lion does not appreciate Mouse's talents or friendship until he is caught in a rope trap and freed by his small companion.
Script Length: 6 pages
Performance Time: 3-4 minutes