Easy-to-follow read-aloud plays improve fluency and comprehension
Introduce students to classic literature, folktales, and historical figures while building oral reading fluency, developing listening skills, and more. Each play is designed to be read aloud in a single class period and may involve the entire class or a small group of students.
Each Play Booklet also includes
- setting and stage directions
- an author biography or cultural information
- information about the time period
- a glossary with era-related or play-specific terms
- a list of related readings
The performances can be as simple or as complex as time and interests allow.
Setting and stage directions help students visualize the action.
A reusable 11"x 17" playbill announces the presentation, provides a simple synopsis, and introduces the cast. FREE with each set purchased.
A single Teacher Guide covers the entire series and includes
- support for using the plays in the classroom
- ideas for student presentations
- cross-curricular extensions
- assessment and evaluation suggestions
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
- Annie Oakley
- The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
- Eleanor Roosevelt
- Henry Ford
- John James Audubon
- Just So Stories
- The Monkey's Tale
- The Open Window
- P.T. Barnum
- The Race
- The Spider's Story
- A Yom Kippur Scandal
- Young Mark Twain: Samuel Clemens