THE SWEET MESQUITE PORRIDGE POT - YOUNGER READERS
Readers Theater Scripts
The pot is controlled by chanting a short magical poem and cooks "sweet mesquite porridge" on command. The girl's mother forgets the magical rhyme and the pot ends up creating havoc for local villagers in the Rain Shadow Desert below. To this day, no one in the village will ever eat mesquite porridge again.
Readers: 1 NARRATOR (Teacher or Older Reader) 6 CHILD READERS Including Three Character Roles: GIRL, MOTHER, OLD LADY
Script Length: 11 Pages
Performance Time: 6 minutes