Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 1-2 Kit

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  • Grade: 1-2
  • Guided Reading Level: E-M
  • ISBN: 9780743900201
  • Language: English
Description

Make repeated reading and building fluency an engaging task for your first and second graders by having them act out stories with these colorful, leveled scripts! This kit includes eight scripts with leveled roles written at multiple reading levels, supporting differentiation strategies that are detailed in the Teacher's Guide. This feature allows teachers to assign specific roles to students, accommodating individual reading levels and encouraging all students to participate and engage in the activity, regardless of their current reading ability. All readers can feel successful and gain confidence!

By performing together, students will build fluency and improve many other fundamental skills, including interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. A poem and song are included at the end of the story to give children additional fluency practice. These colorful, exciting scripts will engage all students and give them the tools they need to confidently practice repeating reading and performance.

Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 1-2 Kit includes:

  • 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 20-24 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide
  • Poems and songs in digital and transparency formats
  • Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems
$316.67/ea
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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 16-24 pages per book at different reading levels in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-implement lesson plans and teaching strategies for each script
  • Accompanying songs and poems in print and transparency formats
  • Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems to model fluent reading
Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 1-2 Kit

Scripts

Each script features content-area and common literature-based texts with roles written at different reading levels to help all students participate in a proven reader's theater model. Students build fluency and oral language skills through authentic repeated readings of scripts.

Lucky the Firehouse Dog 6-Pack

Lucky the Firehouse Dog 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10303


Act out the story of a firehouse dog in this leveled script! Differentiated roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and feel successful while building fluency!

Many Helping Hands 6-Pack

Many Helping Hands 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10304


Build fluency while acting out this story of family and friends who help a mother who breaks her leg! Differentiated roles support readers of all levels, allowing teachers to get everyone involved, performing, building fluency, and feeling successful.

Money Counts 6-Pack

Money Counts 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10305


Engage all students by acting out this leveled script about two children who earn and save money! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading capabilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

Webs of Beauty 6-Pack

Webs of Beauty 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10306


Act out the story of three friends finding patterns all around them in this leveled script! Differentiated roles allow teachers to accommodate a range of reading levels, so all students can feel successful while building fluency!

Poetry? Yuck! 6-Pack

Poetry? Yuck! 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10307


In this leveled script, act out the story of two reluctant boys who have to write poems for school! Assign differentiated roles to students based on their current reading level, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.

Moving Forward 6-Pack

Moving Forward 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10308


Act out the story of Sophia's move to a new town in this dynamic script! Teachers can get all students involved by assigning leveled roles to specifically accommodate all reading levels. All students can improve fluency and feel successful!

Lucky the Firehouse Dog 6-Pack

Many Helping Hands 6-Pack

Money Counts 6-Pack

Webs of Beauty 6-Pack

Poetry? Yuck! 6-Pack

Moving Forward 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Level:

$40.10

Level:

$40.10

Level:

$40.10

Level:

$40.10

Level:

$40.10

Item Number: 10303

Item Number: 10304

Item Number: 10305

Item Number: 10306

Item Number: 10307

Item Number: 10308

A Garden in the City 6-Pack

A Garden in the City 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10309


All readers can build fluency by acting out this leveled script! This story about a garden in the city includes six differentiated roles, allowing students at varying reading levels to all participate and feel successful.

Amazing Animals 6-Pack

Amazing Animals 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Grade: 1-2

Item Number: 10310


Act out the story of Brian, a boy who loves amazing animals! This charming reader includes six differentiated roles, allowing teachers to accommodate different reading levels. All readers will feel confident and successful while building fluency.

A Garden in the City 6-Pack

Amazing Animals 6-Pack

Level:

$40.10

Level:

$40.10

Item Number: 10309

Item Number: 10310

Teacher's Guide

Easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans incorporate strategies recommended by fluency expert Dr. Timothy Rasinski and focus on improving accuracy, automaticity, and oral expression. Lesson plans include additional focus on comprehension strategies, word work, and embedded literacy links to content-area topics.

Second language support activities, found throughout every lesson, provide the necessary support and scaffolding that teachers need to provide effective instruction to English language learners in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Teacher's Guide

Poems and Songs

Each multi-level script includes an original song and poem. Students perform these songs and poems at designated places within the reader's theater performances.

Audio Recordings

Professionally recorded scripts, poems, and songs promote choral reading and allow students to hear the rhythm and expression that define fluency.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner


Teachers' Choice Award™ from Learning® Magazine Teachers' Choice Award™ from Learning® Magazine


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