Free Reader’s Theater Stories and Scripts

Free Multi-Leveled and Color-Coded Reader’s Theater Scripts

Three free, high quality scripts are available here: The stories have balanced roles, are multi-leveled and color coded, and one each is available for Grades K-3, 3-5, and 4-8.

More Links For Free Reader’s Theater Scripts

Below are several links for free reader’s theater scripts to use in the classroom, if budget is not available to purchase materials. Remember, with free scripts you can modify and improve if necessary.

For high school students, a reader’s theater script based in Greek mythology:
Part 1-
Part 2 –

For Grades 8-10: A rhyming adaptation of “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell. To download, visit and log in with your name and email address.


7 Responses to Free Reader’s Theater Stories and Scripts

  1. Jai Williams says:

    Planning to setup a non-profit reader’s theater program. How would I get materials for use; copying etc. Would I have to pay licensings fees? Please let me know. Thank you

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  3. Darrin Patterson says:

    I am looking for scripts based on Greek Mythology for my Middle Schoolers. When I clicked on the links for the high school it said that the blog was not found. Any suggestions where I could find some in the next day or so?

  4. Phil Garfinkel says:

    I’m looking for Reader’s Theatre scripts for college-age ESL students (beginner to intermediate level). Any suggestions?

  5. Jessie Hoyt says:

    I’m a reading teacher who uses readers theater with elementary students and would like to try this wonderful model with seniors.
    Might you have appropriate scripts for older adults?
    Thanks for your help.

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  7. sheila c. serafin says:

    I would like to subscribe readers theater because this will improve my techniques in making my pupils learn.

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