CLASSIC READERS THEATRE FOR YOUNG ADULTS

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Classic Readers Theatre For Young Adults

Author : Suzanne I. Barchers
ISBN : 1563088819
Genre : Drama
File Size : 47.95 MB
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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.
Category: Drama

Classic Connections

Author : Holly Koelling
ISBN : 1591580722
Genre : Education
File Size : 75.42 MB
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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!
Category: Education

Nonfiction Readers Theatre For Beginning Readers

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 159158499X
Genre : Education
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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.
Category: Education

Multi Grade Readers Theatre

Author : Suzanne I. Barchers
ISBN : 9781591588191
Genre : Education
File Size : 58.15 MB
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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
Category: Education

Accessing The Classics Great Reads For Adults Teens And English Language Learners

Author : La Vergne Rosow
ISBN : 9780897899680
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 85.23 MB
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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.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

More Tadpole Tales And Other Totally Terrific Treats For Readers Theatre

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 9781598843828
Genre : Education
File Size : 52.89 MB
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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
Category: Education

Social Studies Readers Theatre For Young Adults

Author : Kathy Howard Latrobe
ISBN : 0872878643
Genre : Education
File Size : 77.42 MB
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Tells how to prepare readers, select scenes, write and present scripts, and includes completed scripts from classics in world literature
Category: Education

Readers Theatre For Young Adults

Author : Kathy Howard Latrobe
ISBN : 0872877434
Genre : Education
File Size : 43.27 MB
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Presents plays adapted from sixteen literary classics and includes scenes from novels with suggestions for adapting them into scripts.
Category: Education

Born Storytellers

Author : Ann N. Black
ISBN : 1594690030
Genre : Education
File Size : 71.58 MB
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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.
Category: Education

Readers Theatre

Author : Neill Dixon
ISBN : 9781553792499
Genre : Education
File Size : 21.21 MB
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Readers Theatre activities are perfect for different learning styles. In addition, students who participate in Readers Theatre show improved standards of oral expression, self-confidence, self-image, and creativity. In Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach, the author combines new and updated suggestions, ideas, and techniques with basic strategies that can be altered, expanded, and experimented with to provide all students with enriched learning experiences. All of the activities have been successfully used in the classroom.In this resource , you will find:effective ways to incorporate ReadersTheatre into daily lessons ideas for developing original scripts exercises for improving expression ways to incorporate Readers Theatre into any subject area ways to script short stories, poems, novel excerpts, and other material staging suggestions for different forms of Readers Theatre evaluation ideas reproducible scripts from lessons, as well as bonus scripts from classic authors, with staging suggestions evaluation tools effective ways to incorporate ReadersTheatre into daily lessons ideas for developing original scripts exercises for improving expression ways to incorporate Readers Theatre into any subject area ways to script short stories, poems, novel excerpts, and other material staging suggestions for different forms of Readers Theatre evaluation ideas reproducible scripts from lessons, as well as bonus scripts from classic authors, with staging suggestions evaluation tools
Category: Education