Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 3-4 Kit

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  • Grade: 3-4
  • Guided Reading Level: K-Q
  • ISBN: 9780743900218
  • Language: English
Description

Build fluency through oral reading with these colorful scripts! The scripts make repeated reading and building fluency an engaging task for third and fourth graders by having them act out lively stories! This kit includes eight scripts with roles written at multiple reading levels, making it easy to implement differentiation strategies. This feature allows teachers to assign roles to students in a way that best accommodates their individual reading levels. This encourages all students to participate and engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading ability.

All readers can gain confidence and feel successful! By performing these stories together, students will practice important skills like interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. Each script also includes a poem and song to give children additional fluency practice. All of these scripts give students the tools they need to confidently practice repeating reading and performance, making it the perfect resource for a classroom of varied readers!

Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 3-4 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
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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 3-4 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.

A Teacher and a Friend 6-Pack

A Teacher and a Friend 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10311


In this leveled script, act out the inspirational story of Helen Keller and her teacher! Assign the six differentiated roles to students based on their current reading levels, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.

Two Flat Friends Travel the World 6-Pack

Two Flat Friends Travel the World 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10312


Act out the story of two friends who travel to Egypt and China in this leveled script! Differentiated roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and confidently build fluency!

Teaming with Mr. Cool! 6-Pack

Teaming with Mr. Cool! 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10313


Build fluency while acting out this story of clever farmers who catch a sneaky coyote! Differentiated roles support readers of all levels, allowing teachers to get everyone involved, performing, building fluency, and feeling successful.

Grandfather's Storytelling 6-Pack

Grandfather's Storytelling 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10314


Act out the story of a blind boy in this dynamic, leveled 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 with this script!

The Mathematical Journey of a Lifetime 6-Pack

The Mathematical Journey of a Lifetime 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10315


Engage all students by acting out this leveled script about a young boy's dream of a mathematical journey! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading abilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

Wigz Will be Wigz 6-Pack

Wigz Will be Wigz 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10316


In this script, act out the story of a family doing math while searching for extra money around the house! Differentiated roles allow teachers to accommodate a range of reading levels, so all students can feel successful while building fluency!

A Teacher and a Friend 6-Pack

Two Flat Friends Travel the World 6-Pack

Teaming with Mr. Cool! 6-Pack

Grandfather's Storytelling 6-Pack

The Mathematical Journey of a Lifetime 6-Pack

Wigz Will be Wigz 6-Pack

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$43.27

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$43.27

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$43.27

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$43.27

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$43.27

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$43.27

Item Number: 10311

Item Number: 10312

Item Number: 10313

Item Number: 10314

Item Number: 10315

Item Number: 10316

From the Sun to Beyond Pluto 6-Pack

From the Sun to Beyond Pluto 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10317


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

The Inventor: Benjamin Franklin 6-Pack

The Inventor: Benjamin Franklin 6-Pack

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$43.27

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 10318


Act out Benjamin Franklin's life story! This charming script includes six differentiated roles, allowing teachers to accommodate different reading levels. All readers will feel confident and successful while building fluency.

From the Sun to Beyond Pluto 6-Pack

The Inventor: Benjamin Franklin 6-Pack

Level:

$43.27

Level:

$43.27

Item Number: 10317

Item Number: 10318

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


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