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Adding social interactive reading in small peer groups is one of the best things your camp or summer program can do to help lessen summer learning loss. Find out more by investing the time to watch this free one-hour webinar … Continue reading
Enhance your students’ reader’s theater experience with this idea that incorporates STEM skills! One class of first graders recorded a reader’s theater play of The Three Goats Gruff and then animated it on iPad using the Puppet Pals App. Watch … Continue reading
Character choral reading is a fantastic way to introduce students to reader’s theater if they are very young, shy, or below grade level in reading skills. Watch this video to see how multiple students can be grouped together to share … Continue reading
Because reader’s theater benefits audiences as well as performers, it makes an ideal cooperative event between schools or classes at the same school. Both teens and elementary students can reach out to peers or younger students by preparing for and … Continue reading
Reader’s theater is great for kids to enjoy over summer break, whether in organized programs or just at home with their siblings or friends! One mother shares her experience of keeping bored children entertained with a productive and fun activity: … Continue reading
New York students (Evans Park Elementary) recently performed two reader’s theater stories at a Board of Education meeting, with board members joining in and taking part in the second story. This can be a great way to gain support and … Continue reading
Watch these 4th Grade students perform a script they prepared to learn and teach all about the state of Nevada! 4th Grade Reader’s Theater from Alexander Dawson on Vimeo.
Reader’s theater is a great way to engage students in history lessons. Watch this class reading a civil war script with expression! In this video, the students use costumes and move around a “stage” area, which adds to the experience … Continue reading
Watch this fun video of students performing a reader’s theater script, “A Chat With the Principal” from SchoolTube! http://www.schooltube.com/video/0f8cb88f76ce87e6f410/Readers-Theater-A-Chat-with-the-Principal
The video below demonstrates one of the main characteristics of expressive reading that reader’s theater invites–varying the pitch of your voice. It shows how bringing your voice up on different different words in a sentence can make it mean completely … Continue reading