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Classic Readers Theatre for Young Adults

Classic Readers Theatre for Young Adults Author Suzanne I. Barchers
ISBN-10 1563088819
Release 2002
Pages 243
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Presents sixteen scripts adapted from classic works of English literature, including "Little Women," "The Necklace," and "Frankenstein," and offers easy dialogue, prop suggestions, and background information.



Readers Theatre for Young Adults

Readers Theatre for Young Adults Author Kathy Howard Latrobe
ISBN-10 0872877434
Release 1989-01-01
Pages 130
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Presents plays adapted from sixteen literary classics and includes scenes from novels with suggestions for adapting them into scripts.



Classic Connections

Classic Connections Author Holly Koelling
ISBN-10 1591580722
Release 2004
Pages 405
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Getting teens to read, much less enjoy classic literary fiction is an on-going challenge for educators and librarians. However, Holly Koelling--author, YA librarian, and booktalker extraordinaire-offers a variety of techniques for rising to that challenge and successfully selecting, presenting, and connecting teens with great literature in the library and in school. This book defines classics and discusses why they are important, then provides a step-by-step process for finding the hooks that attract teens, educating yourself about classic literature, and motivating and inspiring readers. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide that anyone working with teen readers will refer to again and again. Readers' advisory techniques employing the genre approach, appeal features, and other lures are discussed along with a variety of programs and promotions that will help teens more deeply appreciate the classics they read--from booktalks, booklists, and displays to readers' theatre, teen book clubs, and reviews. Brimming with anecdotes and practical examples, Classic Connections also includes an extensive bibliography of classics for teens and professional resources. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide, and if you work with teen readers, you'll refer to it again and again. When you're through, you might just have the teens fighting over these important works!



Social Studies Readers Theatre for Young Adults

Social Studies Readers Theatre for Young Adults Author Kathy Howard Latrobe
ISBN-10 0872878643
Release 1991
Pages 189
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Tells how to prepare readers, select scenes, write and present scripts, and includes completed scripts from classics in world literature



Born Storytellers

Born Storytellers Author Ann N. Black
ISBN-10 1594690030
Release 2005
Pages 125
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Students in grades 6-12 assume the roles of authors of classic literature and characters from their books, as well as of storytellers who react to the subject matter and clarify the times. Excerpted and paraphrased passages from the books provide the flavor of the featured works. In contrast to "Classic Readers Theatre for Young Adults" (Barchers and Kroll), this collection focuses on the lives of the authors. Students in grades 6-12 assume the roles of authors of classic literature, characters from the books, and storytellers. Through the dialogue, the audience will have a glimpse into the life of the author and reactions and thoughts of the characters. The storytellers assume a contemporary voice to react and clarify the times, while passages from the books are paraphrased or woven into the play to provide a flavor of the literature class. In contrast to "Classic Readers Theatre for Young Adults" (Barchers and Kroll), this focuses on the lives of the authors.



Weekly Reader s Read Magazine Presents Simply Shakespeare

Weekly Reader s Read Magazine Presents Simply Shakespeare Author Jennifer L. Kroll
ISBN-10 1563089467
Release 2003
Pages 233
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Thirteen scripts from Weekly Reader's Read magazine feature age-appropriate play adaptations from some of Shakespeare's greatest and best-known works.



Nonfiction Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers

Nonfiction Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers Author Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN-10 159158499X
Release 2007
Pages 193
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"This book ... presents readers theatre scripts that stimulate children to become active participants in selected science and social studies concepts": p. ix.



Multi grade Readers Theatre

Multi grade Readers Theatre Author Suzanne I. Barchers
ISBN-10 9781591588191
Release 2009
Pages 207
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36 readers theatre scripts use authors and illustrators to awaken student imaginations. * Offers scripts at two different reading levels to facilitate use with students of different ages and skill levels * Each script is written to contain core vocabulary words to reinforce comprehension and vocabulary retention * Discussion questions are included with each play to further reinforce comprehension



Accessing the Classics Great Reads for Adults Teens and English Language Learners

Accessing the Classics  Great Reads for Adults  Teens  and English Language Learners Author La Vergne Rosow
ISBN-10 9780897899680
Release 2005-12-30
Pages 316
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Help readers improve reading skills while stimulating their appreciation and increasing their understanding of great literature. Using a scaffolding approach, this guide leads readers from simple and engaging reads to more challenging texts, and simultaneously cultivates their interest and skills. An invaluable resource for middle and high school, ABE and ESL educators, as well as for readers' advisors. All readers—even those still learning to speak English—can enjoy the delights and benefits of great literature with the help of this motivational and practical book guide. Rosow takes you on a journey through the history of Western literature, beginning with ancient myths and moving to medieval tales and classics of the Renaissance, Romantic Movement, and Modernism. Along the way, she shows you how to give readers easy access to some of the best literature of all time. Scores of collections focus on such ancient and enduring stories as Gilgamesh, Beowulf, the tales of Chaucer; historical masterpieces of William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens; and stellar names of more recent times, such as Virginia Woolf, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, and J.R.R. Tolkien. Each carefully selected collection lists an assortment of titles, ranging in reading level and arranged progressively from simple renditions, such as picture book re-tellings, through more advanced selections and readings where audio versions and simpler formatting support the reader, and on to the most challenging reads. Author profiles and narrative, as well as detailed descriptions of each title provide further insights into the story lines and features of the books; while building a scaffold of reading experience and knowledge to help readers better understand the texts. For example, the Mark Twain collection begins with a brief biographical sketch of the author, followed by descriptions of two illustrated books about the author and two readers' theatre skits based on his work. A collection of Twain's short stories is recommended next, and then several illustrated versions of his novels, and an illustrated edition of Twain's memoir, Life on the Mississippi, which is supported by an audiotape version. Each recommended title is rated as start here, next read, support here, or challenging read; and related reads, and audio and video versions are listed when appropriate. The author also notes author and student favorites, titles with exceptional illustrations, and other features of interest. Focus is on authors and titles of the Western canon that are generally lu2768 le in library collections. Because some of the titles cited are older editions, this is a valuable collection development tool in libraries; as well as an essential resource for readers' advisors, Adult Basic Education, and English as Second Language educators, and young adult educators and librarians. Young adult and adult or Grades 9 and up.



More Tadpole Tales and Other Totally Terrific Treats for Readers Theatre

More Tadpole Tales and Other Totally Terrific Treats for Readers Theatre Author Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN-10 9781598843828
Release 2010
Pages 146
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In this book, funny tales and rhymes are presented as readers theatre scripts, specifically written to motivate beginning readers. * Nearly two dozen reproducible readers theatre scripts for primary readers, based on wild and crazy adaptations of popular stories, tales, and legends * Scripts for kids to finish * Drawings and illustrations * An appendix of fairytales, folk tales, rhymes, and other stories * A list of titles students can use to create their own readers theatre scripts * Resources on readers theatre



Readers Theatre

Readers Theatre Author Win Braun
ISBN-10 1895805309
Release 1995
Pages 68
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More than 30 reproducible scripts in an easy-to-read, large-print format. The scripts are written for two to nine readers. Includes scripts from such classics as Goldilocks, The Three Little Pigs, and Peter Rabbit.



Readers Theatre for Children

Readers Theatre for Children Author Mildred Laughlin
ISBN-10 UOM:39015019653024
Release 1990
Pages 138
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Discusses the nature of readers theater, provides scripts based on novels and stories, and shows how to create and combine scripts with a common theme



Shakespeare for Readers Theatre Shakespeare s Greatest Villains

Shakespeare for Readers  Theatre  Shakespeare s Greatest Villains Author John Poulsen
ISBN-10 9781988274157
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 524
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Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre, Volume 2 contains four scripts with some of the greatest villains from the world’s best playwright. This book abridges into Readers’ Theatre format the plays Othello, Richard III, King Lear, and Merry Wives of Windsor, with memorable lines the likes of Richard III who states straight up “I am determined to prove a villain.” Volume 2 holds 20 minute and 45 minute versions of each play as well as a director’s version with suggestions for making productions more audience ready. This book is built for individuals or groups who want to examine or perform Shakespeare in a condensed and dynamic format.



From Atalanta to Zeus

From Atalanta to Zeus Author Suzanne I. Barchers
ISBN-10 1563088150
Release 2001
Pages 203
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A significant part (if not a cornerstone) of most any middle school literature curriculum, Greek mythology lends itself to exploration through readers theatre distinctly because of its trademark high drama and action. Each of these 26 scripts introduces a character or characters from Greek mythology and chronicles some of the important surrounding mythical events. Students get to know heroes, such as Heracles and Athena, in addition to lesser-known but equally fascinating figures, such as Chiron and Asclepius.



Readers Theatre for American History

Readers Theatre for American History Author Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN-10 1563088606
Release 2001
Pages 173
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Arranged chronologically, offers twenty-four readers theater scripts designed to put students in roles of selected historical figures to experience American history through dramatic readings.



Wings and Tales

Wings and Tales Author Jennifer L. Kroll
ISBN-10 9781598845976
Release 2011
Pages 170
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Parents and teachers can use this book to engage children with the world outside by opening their eyes to fascinating common bird species. * Provides 20 bird tales from around the world retold in simple language, perfect for story time or independent reading * Contains over 60 images, including 20 original woodcut-style story illustrations * Includes a "Feathered Fact File" for each bird species covered, containing numerous fun facts designed to pique children's interest in birds * Each chapter provides a discussion or writing prompt, a story-sharing strategy for parents and teachers, and a backyard birding tip * A bibliography lists works cited and consulted as well as additional resource recommendations for parents and teachers * A handy table shows the skills and standards reinforced by each chapter's extension activity at a glance



Reader s Theater Classics

Reader s Theater Classics Author
ISBN-10 1410888312
Release 2007-01-01
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Reader s Theater Classics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Reader s Theater Classics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Reader s Theater Classics book for free.