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Readers Theatre

April 12, 2019 0 comments

According to Scholastic, “Readers Theater is an integrated approach for involving students in reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities.  It involves children in sharing literature, reading aloud, writing scripts, performing with a purpose, and working collaboratively.”

There are many benefits to using Readers Theater with your students.  According to Scholastic, benefits include:

-"develop fluency through repeated exposure to text
-increase comprehension
-integrate reading, writing, speaking,
-listening in an authentic context
-engage students,
-increase reading motivation,
-create confidence and improve the self-image of students,
-provide a real purpose for reading
-provide opportunities for cooperative learning.”

There are several websites that offer free Readers Theater like the following:

 The library has a few books about Readers Theater such as:


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