Act out the story of Sophia, a young girl who is nervous about moving to a new town and having her life change. By hearing her Grandmother's story about immigrating to America, Sophia learns that making a change and moving forward can lead to very good things! The roles in this script are written at different reading levels. This feature allows teachers to use differentiation and English language learner strategies to assign specific roles to students in a way that accommodates individual reading skills. Allowing for differentiation, teachers can get all students, whether they are struggling or proficient readers, involved and engaged in the same activity. Everyone can feel successful and can enjoy building fluency through performance! While performing this story with others, students can also practice interacting cooperatively and using expressive voices and gestures. With an accompanying poem and song for additional fluency practice, this script is a dynamic resource for your first and second graders. This colorful, leveled script is sure to get all students participating and confidently practicing fluency in a way that many other texts cannot.
About the author
Christine Dugan, M.A.Ed., is a former elementary school teacher and online curriculum product developer. After earning her Master's degree with an emphasis on language and literacy, Christine went on to become a writer and editor of educational curriculum. She has written numerous resources for Shell Education and Teacher Created Materials.
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