Folk Tale Plays from Around the World That Kids Will Love

Author: Marci Appelbaum
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439222575
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Education

"Eight short read-aloud plays with engaging activities that build reading skills, add spark to social studies lessons, and explore diverse cultures"--Cover.

The Common Core Companion Booster Lessons Grades 3 5

Author: Leslie Blauman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781506324999
Release Date: 2015-07-14
Genre: Education

Skill-building through potent instruction, day by day In these much-anticipated sequels to The Common Core Companion, Janiel Wagstaff and Leslie Blauman provide a collection of connected lessons and formative writing assessments that bring Monday-to-Friday clarity to the task of integrating reading and writing with ELA standards. In each volume, the 50+ lessons are divided into fi ve, week-long learning sequences addressing key literacygoals. A best-practice glossary, If/Then charts, unit-planning calendars, and other tools round out these essential references, both in book and online. Follow each sequence and week by week, you’ll build the instructional potency to help students achieve a year’s worth of growth as you integrate: Writing Narratives with Identifying Sensory Words in Text Research with Identifying Topic and Details Opinion Writing with Close Reading for Text Evidence Comparing and Contrasting with Publishing Using Digital Tools Informative Writing with Use of Text Features

12 Fabulously Funny Folktale Plays

Author: Justin McCory Martin
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 0439517621
Release Date: 2004-12-01
Genre: Education

Twelve short plays offering humorous twists on well-known folktales are accompanied by a brief history of the original tale, discussion starters, and writing prompts.

Fluency Practice Read Aloud Plays

Author: Kathleen M. Hollenbeck
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 0439554195
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Provides teaching ideas and strategies to help students build oral fluency.

Readers Theater for Building Fluency

Author: Jo Worthy
Publisher: Teaching Strategies
ISBN: 0439522234
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

A guide to readers' theater covers such topics as writing scripts, managing performances, and assessing performances.

25 Fun Fabulous Literature Response Activities and Rubrics

Author: Christine Boardman Moen
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439282357
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

Quick Activities and Rubrics That Help Kids Understand Literary Elements and Use Reading Strategies for Better Comprehension This classroom-tested resource includes 25 easy and fun projects to help students explore literary elements such as plot, character, setting, theme-and deepen their comprehension. Each project includes directions, student samples, and a reproducible rubric.

Fabulously Funny Idiom Plays

Author: Marci Appelbaum
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
ISBN: 0545204577
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Education

This collection of mini-plays makes learning 130 common idioms a breeze! Each short, funny script introduces 7 to 10 idioms in a favorite theme, such as sports, animals, food, and clothing, and provides the context students need to understand the meaning of these idioms. As they read and practice the scripts, students boost their vocabularies and their language-learning skills. Each play includes teaching tips for introducing the featured idioms and extension activities that make the idioms part of students’ oral, written, and reading vocabularies. Also includes a comprehensive glossary of the idioms. For use with Grades 3–6.

Twenty five Just right Plays for Emergent Readers

Author: Carol Pugliano
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 059018945X
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Education

Turn your classroom into a readers' theater with this delightful collection of short, simple plays on themes kids adore-pets, dinosaurs, space, losing a tooth, birthday parties, making new friends, going to school, and many more. These lively plays include adorable illustrations that support the text as well as rhymes, repition, and predictable language to help bolster young children's reading and oral language skills. Comes complete with teaching strategies and cross-curricular extensions. For use with Grades K-1.

Character Counts

Author: Charla R. Pfeffinger
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1591580420
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

This collection provides teachers and librarians with Readers Theatre scripts to promote and reinforce character education. Each original script presents a wide variety of dilemmas and situations, often drawn from true events, and includes suggestions for presentation and props. Student interpretation enables the audience to fully understand the content of the script through the use of characterization, setting, and movement by the readers. Readers Theatre scripts are grouped by grade level and age-appropriate theme. Themes include important topics such as respect, cheating, compassion, conflict resolution, survival, sportsmanship, honesty, and leadership. Grades 2-5.

American Fairy Tales

Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing
ISBN: 9781304059734
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

12 Fairy Tales from the author of the Wizard of Oz series of books. Inspired by Lang and the Brothers Grimm, Baum sought to create an American type of fairy tales, avoiding the usual violence and roman often found in these sort of stories.

25 Fun Phonics Plays for Beginning Readers

Author: Pamela Chanko
Publisher: SCH
ISBN: 0545103398
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Education

Presents reproducible, read-aloud plays that reinforce phonics skills and boost reading comprehension.

Super Science

Author: Lisa Blau
Publisher: One from the Heart
ISBN: 096403333X
Release Date: 1997-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Students will find a wealth of activities to introduce them to the wonderful world of science.