Students love the center stage! Improve secondary-level students' reading fluency while providing fun and purposeful reading practice for performance. You'll motivate students with these easy-to-implement reader's theater scripts that also build students' knowledge through grade-level content. Book includes 12 original leveled scripts, graphic organizers, and a Teacher Resource CD including scripts, PDFs, and graphic organizers. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards. 104pp.
Act out the story of two clever farmers who devise a plan to catch a sneaky coyote, Mr. Cool, and keep him from eating their animals! This script features roles written to match different reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. By utilizing these easy-to-use strategies, teachers can assign specific roles to their readers based on everyone's current reading level. This feature allows everyone to get involved in the same activity and feel successful! All readers can gain confidence in their reading fluency through performance, regardless of their current reading ability. While performing with others, students will practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures to better tell the story. This script also features an accompanying poem and song to give readers additional fluency practice. This dynamic, colorful script is the perfect tool for a classroom of diverse readers. It will surely get everyone participating and confidently practicing fluency!
Help students write about science content and build their scientific thinking skills! This 2nd edition resource was created to support College and Career Readiness Standards, and provides an in-depth research base about content-area literacy instruction, including key strategies to help students write about and comprehend scientific content. Each strategy includes classroom examples by grade ranges (1-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12) and necessary support materials, such as graphic organizers, templates, or digital resources to help teachers implement quickly and easily. Specific suggestions for differentiating instruction are also provided to help English language learners, gifted students, and students reading below grade level.
An AEP Award winner, this resource provides detailed strategies and activities with classroom examples across multiple grade ranges. Learn practical standards-based strategies to help students understand Social Studies content. Specific suggestions for differentiating instruction for English language learners, gifted students, and below-grade level students are included with every strategy. Includes a Teacher Resource CD of customizable graphic organizers and other student activities. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards and is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 208 pages + CD