Reader’s Theater Level 1
Improve your emerging and developing readers’ fluency and literacy skills through theater and role-play!
By combining a reading selection with elements of performance, Reader’s Theater appeals to emerging and developing reader's, such as ELLs, sense of play—sparking their interest and encouraging them to engage with the text!
- Script incorporates narration, character dialogue, and stage directions in scenes designed to be read.
- Students “act out” the script by reading aloud, following teaching modeling and practice, in order to achieve fluent and expressive reading to tell the story.
- Students practice and reinforce their oral reading and reading comprehension skills to convey the plot points, characterizations, and emotions of the story.
- Songs and music help engage students and develop oral fluency!