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**CATEGORIES**

** BIOGRAPHIES

** BLACK HISTORY

** CHARACTER BUILDING 

** EASY, EMERGENT, BEGINNING READERS (grades K-2, ESL/ELL, special ed)--also see "Biographies" above

** ENTREPRENEURSHIP

** EVERYDAY LIFE

** FAMILY FUN

** HEALTH

**  HISTORY (First Flight, First Men on the Moon, Great Depression, Inventors, Music History, U.S. Westward Movement, WWII)

** HOLIDAYS & EVENTS  (Many FREE Readers Theater printable scripts.)

** HUMOROUS

** LANGUAGE ARTS

** LITERATURE

** MYSTERIES

** PATRIOTIC (mainly U.S., plus 9/11)

** SCIENCE (i.e., flight, inventors, nature/environmental, space)

** SEASONS

** SOCIAL STUDIES

** SPORTS

 

 

** BIOGRAPHIES--

     A

Luise Walter Alvarez:  Famous Scientist from WWII

"Luis Walter Alvarez:  Famous Scientist"  (grades 3-5+)

     B

Clara Barton:  Teacher, Battlefield Nurse, Red Cross Founder

          EASY Version of Clara Barton

"Clara Barton Grows Up To Be A Teacher" (EASY) Part 2 of her life (grades 1-3, ESL)

"Clara Barton, Happy Little Helper" (EASY)  Part 1 of her life (grades 1-2, ESL...) *character-building

"Clara Barton, Nurse and Red Cross Founder" (EASY) Part 3 of her life (grades 2-4)

          Simplified Version of Clara Barton

"Helping Others:  Clara Barton, Battlefield Nurse and Red Cross Founder--Simplified"  Part 3 of her life (grades 4-7)

"Helping Others:  Clara Barton, Teacher (with chorus)--Simplified Part 2 of Clara's life (grades 2-5)

"Helping Others:  Clara Barton, Teacher (no chorus)--Simplified Part 2 of her life (grades 2-5)

"Helping Others:  Young Clara Barton (Simplified)" Part 1 of her life (grades 1-3) *character-building

          Original Version of Clara Barton

"Helping Others:  Clara Barton, Battlefield Nurse and Red Cross Founder" Part 3 of her life (grades 5-8)

"Helping Others:  Clara Barton, Teacher (with chorus) Part 2 of her life (grades 3-6)

"Helping Others:  Clara Barton, Teacher (no chorus) Part 2 of her life (grades 4-6)

"Helping Others:  Young Clara Barton" Part 1 of her life (grades 3-8) *character-building

Alexander Graham Bell:  Inventor (e.g., telephone...)

          Easiest of Alexander Graham Bell

"Alexander Graham Bell and Mr. Watson"  (Two historic phone conversations using some original words) (grades 1-2, ESL/ELL, remedial middle and high school)

"Alexander Graham Bell and the Talking Dog"  (True story from his teen years.) (grades 2-3, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)

"Ring!  Ring!  Ring!  Alexander Graham Bell"  CHORAL fun.  (grades K-1)

            Simplified Version (small group and full class options) of Bell

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified)"  Part 1 of two simplified scripts.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version)"  Part 1 of two simplifed scripts for full class use.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST:  6-23+   TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Simplified)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1 (Simplified). (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-8  TIME:  11+ min. 

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1 (Simplified).  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-28  TIME:  11+ min.  

            Original Version (small group and full class options) of Bell

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1:  Childhood Inventor"  Part 1 of two parts.  (grades 4-8+)  * Extensive annotated curriculum links on Bell, the telephone, hearing, and sound. CAST:  3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1:  Childhood Inventor (Full Class Version)"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 4-8+)  *Extensive annotated curriculum links on Bell, the telephone, hearing, and sound.  CAST:  6-23+  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1.  (grades 5-8+, gifted grades 3-4)  CAST: 3-8  TIME: 11+ min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Full Class Version)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1.  (grades 5-8+, gifted grades 3-4)  CAST: 3-8  TIME: 11+ min.

     C

Kit Carson:  Mountain Man/Explorer of Western U.S.

            EASY Version of Kit Carson

"Kit Carson:  Mountain Man (Part I--Easy Version)"  (grades 2-4+)

           Original Version of Kit Carson

"Kit Carson:  Mountain Man (Part I)" (grades 3-5+)

"Kit Carson:  Mountain Man and Guide (Part II)"  (grades 4-6+)

"Kit Carson's Adventure with Amigo"  (grades 3-6+)

     E

•  Thomas Alva Edison:  Inventor (e.g., light bulb...)

          Middle School Version of Thomas Edison

"Thomas Alva Edison:  A Bright Boy Full of Surprises"  (Middle School)

"Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life)  (Middle School)"

          Simplified Version of Thomas Edison

"Thomas Alva Edison:  A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Simplified)" (grades 4-6)

"Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life) (Simplified)"  (grades 4-6)

 

       F

Benjamin Franklin: Inventor, Printer, Writer, American Patriot, Philosopher, Polititian

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond (Simplified)" , about Grade 6, 13.5 min. *Bullying, *Adventure, *Character Building

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond" , (From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin–Chapters 1-5) Grades 6 - 8+, 13.5 min. *Bullying, *Adventure, *Character Building

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up (Simplified)" , about Grade 6, 7.5 min. 

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up" , (From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin–Chapter One) Grades 6 - 8+, 7.5 min.

"Ben Franklin: The Be Better Plan (Part 1)" (From His Autobiography) Grades 2-3+, 4.33 minutes

 

"Ben Franklin: The Be Better Plan (Part 2)" (From His Autobiography) Grades 2-3+, 3 minutes

"Benjamin Franklin's Virtues: Project Perfection" (From His Autobiography) Grades 6+,
13 minutes; 
*Character Building

"Benjamin Franklin's Virtues: Project Perfection" (Simplified) (From His Autobiography) Grades 4.5+, 
13 minutes; 
*Character Building

"Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story" (Simplified) (From a letter in which he shared an important lesson he learned as a boy.) Grades 6+, 5 minutes, *Finances 

"Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story" (Middle School) , (From a letter he wrote Nov. 10, 1779.) Grades 7 - 9+, 5 min., *Finances, *Life's Lessons

"The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show" (Simplified) About grade 6 , 7 min. *Character Building *Teaching Writing

"The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show" Grades 7 - 9+, 7.5 min. *Character Building *Teaching Writing

        K

•  Francis Scott Key:  American Patriot (War of 1812), Poet (e.g., lyrics to "The Star Spangled Banner")

          EASY Version of Francis Scott Key

"Francis Scott Key, the Flag, and the Song" (grades 1-2)

          Middle School Version of Francis Scott Key

"Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner (Middle School)" (grades 6-8+)

           Original Version of Francis Scott Key

"Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner"  (grades 4-6+)

           Simplified Version of Francis Scott Key

"Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner (Simplified)"  (grades 3-5+)

     T

Harriet Tubman:  "Conductor" on the Underground Railroad

"Harriet Tubman, Alias Moses:  Joe's Journey"

 "Harriet Tubman, Alias Moses:  The Swamp Mystery"

        W

The Wright Brothers:  Inventors of the First Airplane

"Fly a Bike?"  (The Wright Brothers)  (grades 2-5+, ESL...)

 

 ** BLACK HISTORY--

"Civil Rights Meddle"

"Harriet Tubman, Alias Moses:  The Swamp Mystery"

"Harriet Tubman, Alias Moses:  Joe's Journey"

"The Drinking Gourd"

"Underground Railroad Codes"

 

** CHARACTER BUILDING (in alphabetical order by title; excluding "The")

"Ant Hill Heroes"  (grades K-2+)  *science related

"The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show" (Simplified) About grade 6 , 7 min. *Character Building *Teaching Writing

"The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show" Grades 7 - 9+, 7.5 min. *Character Building *Teaching Writing

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond (Simplified)" , about Grade 6, 13.5 min. 

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond" , (From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin–Chapters 1-5) Grades 6 - 8+, 13.5 min.

"Ben Franklin: The Be Better Plan (Part 1)" (From His Autobiography) Grades 2-3+, 4.33 minutes

"Ben Franklin: The Be Better Plan (Part 2)" (From His Autobiography) Grades 2-3+, 3 minutes

"Benjamin Franklin's Virtues: Project Perfection" (From His Autobiography) Grades 6+, 
13 minutes; 
*Character Building

 

"Benjamin Franklin's Virtues: Project Perfection" (Simplified) (From His Autobiography) Grades 4.5+, 
13 minutes; 
*Character Building

"Clara Barton, Happy Little Helper" (EASY)  Part 1 of her life (grades 1-2, ESL...)

"Helping Others:  Young Clara Barton (Simplified)" Part 1 of her life (grades 1-3)

"Helping Others:  Young Clara Barton" Part 1 of her life (grades 3-8) 

"The Little Red Roosters, Master Chefs" (Choral) (grades 3-5, ESL, ELL, ESOL) 5 1/2 minutes

"The Little Red Roosters, Master Chefs" (Choral-Simplified)  (grades 3-5, gifted students grade 2, and ESL, ELL, ESOL) 5 1/2 minutes

 

 

** EASY, EMERGENT, BEGINNING READERS (grades K-2, ESL/ELL, special ed)--also see "Biographies" above

     • Short Vowels Focus (with some sight words):

     Short "a"

"A Bad Cat" (2-part Choral, grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "a" focus with sight words

"Dad, Sam, and the Cat"  (2-part Choral, grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "a" focus with sight words

"The Band (Short 'a')  (RHYMING 2-part Choral, grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "a" focus with sight words

     Short "e"

"Ben and the Egg"  (2-part Choral, grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "e" focus with short "a" and sight words

"Jen's Hen and Ken's Cat"  (2-part Choral, grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "e" focus with short "a" and sight words

     Short "i" 

"Bill and Tim Dig" (short "i"–advanced)  (2+ or 2 CHORAL groups) (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "i" focus with short "a", short "e", and sight words (NOTE:  more difficult than "Nick, the Cat, and the Pig" and part two of "Six Pigs Dig")

"Nick, the Cat, and the Pig"  (2-part Choral, grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "i" focus with short "a", short "e", and sight words

"Six Pigs Dig" (short 'i')"  (2+ or 2 CHORAL groups)  (grades K-1)  *short "i" focus with short "a", short "e", and sight words

"The Big Mess (short 'i')" (2+ or 2 CHORAL groups)  (grades K-1)  *short "i" focus with short "a", short "e", and sight words

"Tim's Mess (short 'i')"  (2+ or 2 CHORAL groups)  (grades K-1)  *short "i" focus with short "a", short "e", and sight words

     Short "o" 

"Bob's Big Mess"  (2+ readers or 2-3 CHORAL groups)  (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed) *short "o" focus with short "a", short "e", and sight words

"Is the Cat in the Bag?"  (2+ or 2 CHORAL groups) (grades K-1)

"Nox and Fox"  (emergent, grades K-1, ESL, Special Ed)

"Rex and Tex"  (2 readers or 2 CHORAL groups) (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, and beginning readers)

     Short "u" 

"Gus the Pup" (short "u" advanced) (2+ or 2 CHORAL groups) (grades K-1)

"Pup Fun" (2+ or 2-3 CHORAL groups)  (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed) *short "u" focus with short vowels and sight words

"The Gift" (short "u"–advanced) (2+ or 2-3 CHORAL groups) (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed.)

"Tom's Pup"  (2+ or 2-3 CHORAL groups)  (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed) *short "u" focus with short vowels and sight words


     Short Vowels (more difficult) 

"Pals at Bat"  (emergent readers, grades K-2, ESL, Special Ed)

"Pet Shop Kids" (a cast of 2+ or 2 CHORAL groups) (grades K-1)  *contains a few blends

"Wet Pet"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

 

      • Long Vowels Focus:

     Long "a"

"The Whale Cake" (Cast of 2 or 2 CHORAL groups, beginning readers in K-1, ESL, ELL)

 

      • Contractions:

"Is the Dog Sad?" (Cast of 2 or 2 CHORAL groups, beginning readers in K-1, ESL, ELL, ESOL) 

      • Homonyms/Homophones:

"A Hoarse Horse" (Homonyms, Homophones) (Grades 1-2 with a cast of 2 or more)

"A Pair of Pears" (Homonyms/Homophones) (Cast of 4, primary readers in K-1, ESL,ELL)

     Varied Titles for Easy Scripts (in alphbetical order by title):

"Afraid of the Dark?"  (grades 1-3, ESL, special ed)  *science related

"Animal Riddles Collection:  Who Am I? (#1-33) (grades K-2)  *33 scripts, 333+ annotated links

"Ant Hill Heroes"  (grades K-2+)   *character building  *science related

"Bees, Crickets, Ladybugs and What?"  (grades K-3+)  *character building

"Can You See Birds?" (grades K, 1, 2, ELL, ESL, and struggling readers)

"Can You See Cats?" (grades K-1, ESL,ELL, and beginning readers)

"Can You See Pigs?"  (grades K-2, ESL, special ed, family fun)

"Choral Helping Cheer (leader version)" *character building (grades K-2)

"Clara Barton, Happy Little Helper"  (grades 1-2, ESL...) *character-building

"Come to My House"  (grades K-3, ESL, special ed)  *character-building

"Dad, Sam, and the Cat"  (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "a" focus

"Fancy Frogs"  (grades 1-3) *poetic word pictures for frog fun

"Fireflies Hide and Seek"  (grades K-2+) *science related

"Flying B for Baloney"  (grades 1-3+, ESL)

"Friends at Bat"  (grades 1-3+, ESL)  *character-building

"Funny Man in Blue"  (grades 1-2, special ed)

"I Like Pie"  (grades K-3+, ESL, special ed)  *integrated curriculum

"Jen's Hen and Ken's Cat"  (grades K-1, ESL, ELL, special ed)  *short "e" focus

"Leaf Maze"  (grades 1-3, ESL, Special Ed) *science related
"Moon Dreams"  (grades 1-2, Special Ed)  *character-building

"Moon Friend"  (grades 1-2, Special Ed, ESL)  *science related *character-building

"Nox and Fox"  (emergent, grades K-1, ESL, Special Ed)

"Pals at Bat"  (emergent readers, grades K-2, ESL, Special Ed)

"Percy and Pudge:  The Sand Castle"  (grades 2+, ESL)  *character-building

"Pet Shop Stop" (grades 1-3+, ESL)

"Rainbow Flavors (Choral)" (grades 1-2, ESL, ELL)

"Rainbow Flavors (Speaker Version)" (grades 1-2, ESL, ELL)

"Seed Sprouts" (with optional actions) (Grades K-2 w/echo for non-readers, ESL, ELL)

"Sweet Snow"  (Choral RT;  grades 1-3, ESL, special ed, remedial)

"Take Off!"  (Choral RT: Wright Brothers first flight)  (grades K-3)

"The Big Red Cat"  (Choral RT; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

"Toadis Lives at My House"  (Choral RT; grades K-2, ESL, ELL, special ed) *based on a true story from nature

"Tribes and Teams Cheer"  (Choral RT; grades K-5+, ESL, special ed)  *character-building

"Wet Pet"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

"Where Is Your House?"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-1)

"Winter Faces"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

"Winter Wishes"  (Choral RT or 2 readers;  grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

 ** ENTREPRENEURSHIP

"Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story" (Simplified) (From a letter in which he shared an important lesson he learned as a boy.) Grades 6+, 5 minutes, *Finances, *Life's Lessons 

"Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story" (Middle School) , (From a letter he wrote Nov. 10, 1779.) Grades 7 - 9+, 5 min., *Finances, *Life's Lessons

"Turkey Dreams"  (grades 2-12+)  *character-building

** EVERYDAY LIFE--

"Come to My House"  (grades K-3, ESL, special ed)  *character-building

"Dog Jog Adventure"  (grades 3-5, middle school, high school, adults)

"Dog Jog Adventure (Advanced vocabulary) (grades 3-5, middle school, high school)

"Flying Baloney"  (grades 2-5+, ESL)

"Flying B for Baloney"  (grades 1-3+, ESL)

"Friends at Bat"  (grades 1-3+, ESL)  *character-building
"Fuzzy, Pal, and Darrel  (Part I)"    (grades 2-4+)
"Fuzzy, Pal, and Darrel  (Part II)   (grades 2-4+)

"Mystery of the Missing Cat" (Based on a True Story)  (grades 2-4)
"Pals at Bat"  (emergent readers, grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

"Pet Shop Stop" (grades 1-3+, ESL)

"The Cookie Crook"  (grades 2-3, ESL, ELL)

"The Cookie Culprit"  (grades 2-4)

"The Cookie Culprit (Advanced)"  (grades 3-5+)

"The White Elephant Birthday:  The Party Invitation (Part I)" (grades 2-4+)

"The White Elephant Birthday:  The Mystery Gift (Part II)" (grades 2-4+)

"The White Elephant Birthday:  The Party (Part III)" (grades 2-4+)

** FAMILY FUN--

"Afraid of the Dark?"  (grades 1-3, ESL, special ed)  *science related

"Animal Riddles Collection:  Who Am I? (#1-33) (grades K-2)  *33 scripts, 333+ annotated links

"Ant Hill Heroes"  (grades K-2+)   *character building

"Bees, Crickets, Ladybugs and What?"  (grades K-3+)  *character building

"Can You See Pigs?"  (grades K-2, ESL, special ed, family fun)

"Clara Barton, Happy Little Helper"  (grades 1-2, ESL...) *character-building

"Come to My House"  (grades K-3, ESL, special ed)  *character-building

"Dog Jog Adventure"  (grades 3-5, middle school, high school, adults)

"Dog Jog Adventure (Advanced vocabulary) (grades 3-5, middle school, high school)

"Fireflies Hide and Seek"  (grades K-2+)

"Flying Baloney"  (grades 2-5+, ESL)

"Flying B for Baloney"  (grades 1-3+, ESL)

"Friends at Bat"  (grades 1-3+, ESL) *character building

"Funny Man in Blue"  (grades 1-2, special ed)

"Fly a Bike?"  (The Wright Brothers)  (grades 2-5+, ESL...)

"Fuzzy, Pal, and Darrel  (Part I)"    (grades 2-4+)

"Fuzzy, Pal, and Darrel  (Part II)   (grades 2-4+)

"I Like Pie"  (grades K-3+, ESL, special ed)  *integrated curriculum

"Leaf Maze"  (grades 1-3, ESL, Special Ed)

"Let's Take a Trip-Part I"

"Let's Take a Trip-Part II"

"Let's Take a Trip-Part III"

"Moon Dreams"  (grades 1-2, special ed)  *character-building

"Nox and Fox"  (emergent, grades K-1, ESL, Special Ed)

"Pals at Bat"  (emergent, grades K-2, ESL, Special Ed)

"Percy and Pudge:  The Sand Castle"  (grades 2+, ESL)  *character-building

 "Pet Shop Stop" (grades 1-3+, ESL)

"Racer Rabbit's Marathon (A Fruitful Fable)"  (grades 2+)   *character-building

"Sweet Snow"  (Choral RT;  grades 1-3, ESL, special ed, remedial)

"The Cookie Crook"  (grades 2-3, ESL, ELL)

"The Cookie Culprit"  (grades 2-4)

 "The Cookie Culprit (Advanced)"  (grades 3-5+)

 "The Big Red Cat"  (Choral RT; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

"The Bremen Town Detective Band--Part I"  (grade 2-5+, ESL)

"The Bremen Town Detective Band--Part II"  (grade 3-5+, ESL)

"This Little Piggy Loves Jokes"(grades 2-4+)

"Tribes and Teams Cheer"  (Choral RT; grades K-5+, ESL, special ed)  *character-building
"Turkey Dreams"  (grades 2-12+)  *character-building

"Waddles the Grateful Groundhog--Part 1"  (grades 3-5, ESL) *character-building with science facts

"Waddles the Grateful Groundhog--Part 2"  (grades 3-5, ESL)  *character-building with science facts

"Waddles the Grateful Groundhog--Part 3"  (grades 3-5, ESL)*character-building with science facts
"Wet Pet"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)
"When Kevin Burped (Easy)–A Tall Tale"  (grades 1-3)  Silly.  7 1/2 min.

"When Kevin Burped (Advanced)–A Tall Tale"  (grades 4-6)  Silly.  7 1/2 min.

 

** HEALTH--

"Alexander Graham Bell and the Talking Dog"  (True story from his teen years.) (grades 2-3, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school) * Annotated links on hearing, the ear, sound, deafness, and Bell (the inventor of the telephone)

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified)"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  * Annotated links to hearing, the ear, and deafness.)  CAST: 3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Oh, My Heart, Heart, Heart"  (2-25+ readers or Choral RT; grades 2-6+)

"Rainbow Flavors (Choral)" (grades 1-2, ESL, ELL)

"Rainbow Flavors (Speaker Version)" (grades 1-2, ESL, ELL)

"Talking Pets-Beyond Earth Day" (toxic environment) (grades 4 to adult) Cast: 6

"The F-I-B:  Case #33" (nutrition)

"The Sugar Spies" (nutrition)

 

 **  HISTORY--

( See Biographies, Black History, Holidays, and Patriotic sections also, please.)

   First Flight:

"Amos Root's Eyewitness Account of the Wright Brothers' Flight"  (grades 4-12, adults)
"Fly a Bike?"  (The Wright Brothers)  (grades 2-5+, ESL...)

"Take Off!"  (Choral RT: Wright Brothers first flight)  (grades K-3)

   First Men on the Moon:

"Justin Goes to the Moon" (Part 1--Simplified)

"Justin Goes to the Moon" (Part 1)

"Justin Goes to the Moon" (Part 2--two versions)

"Moon Talk--Apollo 11 (Long Version)  grades 4-6+, middle school, high school, adults  TIME: less than 21 min.  CAST: 6+ (chorus) Readability: grade 5.0

"Moon Talk--Apollo 11 (Quick Version)" grades 4-6, middle school, high school, adults)  Time:  13 min. Cast: 4+ (chorus)  Readability: grade 5.8

"Moon Talk--Apollo 11 (Shortened)"  grades 4-6+  TIME: 19 min.  CAST: 5+ (chorus)  Readability: grade 5.1

    Great Depression:

"Fuzzy, Pal, and Darrel  (Part I)"    (grades 2-4+)

"Fuzzy, Pal, and Darrel  (Part II)   (grades 2-4+)


    Inventors and Inventions

Alexander Graham Bell:  Inventor (e.g., telephone...)

"Alexander Graham Bell and Mr. Watson"  (Two historic phone conversations using some original words) (grades 1-2, ESL/ELL, remedial middle and high school)

"Alexander Graham Bell and the Talking Dog"  (True story from his teen years.) (grades 2-3, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school) * Annotated links on his life–including historical documents.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 4-8+)  * Extensive annotated curriculum links on Bell, the telephone, hearing, and sound. CAST:  3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Full Class Version)"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 4-8+)  *Extensive annotated curriculum links on Bell, the telephone, hearing, and sound.  CAST:  6-23+  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified)"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  * Annotated links on his life–including historical documents related to his invention of the telephone.  CAST: 3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version)"  Part I of two simplifed scripts for full class use.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST:  6-23+   TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor"  Stand alone script or use with Part I.  (grades 5-8+, gifted grades 3-4)  CAST: 3-8  TIME: 11+ min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Full Class Version)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1.  (grades 5-8+, gifted grades 3-4)  CAST: 3-8  TIME: 11+ min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Simplified)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 2 (Simplified). (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-8  TIME:  11+ min. 

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1 (Simplified).  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-28  TIME:  11+ min. 

"Ring!  Ring!  Ring!  Alexander Graham Bell"  CHORAL fun.  (grades K-1)

•  Thomas Alva Edison:  Inventor (e.g., light bulb...)

"Thomas Alva Edison:  A Bright Boy Full of Surprises"  (Middle School)

"Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life)  (Middle School)"

"Thomas Alva Edison:  A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Simplified)" (grades 4-6)

"Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life) (Simplified)"  (grades 4-6)

      Music History and Related Scripts:

Home on the Range:  Poem that became a viral song

"My Western Home on the Range"  (grades 3-8+) True story behind the sponaneous poem becoming the folk song "Home on the Range."

"My Western Home on the Range (Simplified)"  (grades 2-5)  History of "Home on the Range"

"Not Your Home on the Range"  (grades 2-5)  Fun, one-page poem based on the lyrics to "Home on the Range"

"Oh, Give Me a Home in a Book" (grades 1-5)  Based on the lyrics to "Home on the Range." 

"The Star-Spangled Banner Lyrics"  (4 verses, grades 3-12)

 

     Patriotic: (Click here to be taken to the Patriotic section)

     Westward Movement:

 "Kit Carson:  Mountain Man (Part I--Easy Version)"  (grades 2-4+)

"Kit Carson:  Mountain Man (Part I)" (grades 3-5+)

"Kit Carson:  Mountain Man and Guide (Part II)"  (grades 4-6+)

"Kit Carson's Adventure with Amigo"  (grades 3-6+)

"My Western Home on the Range"  (grades 3-8+) True story behind the sponaneous poem becoming the folk song "Home on the Range."

"My Western Home on the Range (Simplified)"  (grades 2-5)  History of "Home on the Range"

     WWII:

 "Andy's Not So Secret Message"  (grades 4-8+)  *character building

 

** HOLIDAYS & EVENTS--(Many free Readers Theater printable scripts.)

     April Fools--

"The Big Red Cat"  (Choral RT; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

     Back to School--

"Back-to-School Team vs. Salamander Sly"  (fall)  (grades 2-6)

"Tribes and Teams Cheer"  (Choral RT; grades K-5+, ESL, special ed)  *character-building

     Christmas (includes Epiphany or Three Kings Day):

 "Epiphany Celebration:  Wise Men Worship" (Mt. 2:1-15)
"In the Beginning:  Christmas"

"Las Posadas: El Burro and the Miracle"

"Luke's Christmas--KJV" 

"Not the Night Before Christmas"

"The Twelve Days of Christmas...Vacation" ("12 Days of Christmas...Vacation")

"Tobit's Christmas"

 

     Columbus Day:

"Columbus Day Pretend Play" (private school version) (grades 3-5+)

"Pretend Play for Columbus Day" (public school version) (grades 3-5+)
"Pretend Play for Columbus Day (Shortened)" *same as link above except shortened to 4 1/2 min. to present to younger students

    Earth Day:

(Also see environmental series on the American shad under "Science.")

"The Earth Day Hen and Friends" (2 Versions:  Easy and Expanded) (grade 1+)

   

     Election Day

"Andy's Not So Secret Message"  (grades 4-8+)  *character building

"The Boisterous Oyster"  (grades 2-4)  *character building

"The Boisterous Oyster (Advanced)" (grades 3-6+)  *character building

"The Noisy Oyster"  (grades 2-3)  *character building  

   

     Father's Day:

"Funny Man in Blue"  (grades 1-2, special ed)

"Hats Off to Dad!"  (grade K-3)

"Wanted to Say"  (grade 3-6+)

   

     Flag Day:

"The Betsy Ross Story" (Includes former president George Washington)

   

     Groundhog's Day:

"Waddles the Grateful Groundhog--Part 1"  (grades 3-5, ESL) *character-building
"Waddles the Grateful Groundhog--Part 2"  (grades 3-5, ESL) *character-building

"Waddles the Grateful Groundhog--Part 3"  (grades 3-5, ESL) *character-building

    Memorial Day:

"Sack Lunch Flying"(grade 4+)

     Mother's Day:

"Mom:  Every Day Is Mother's Day"

    Patriot Day (Sept. 11):

"Never, Never, Never Forget 9/11" (grades 3-5, middle school, high school, adults)

"9/11 Heroes"  (mature grades 1-3, ESL)

    President's Day:

 "Abraham Lincoln:  It's Lincoln Penny Day!" (Two Versions:  Group/Audience Participation or Short Version)

"President's Day Quiz Parade" (grade 3+)

"President's Day Quiz Parade--Primary" (grade 2+)

"President's Day Quiz Parade–(Grades 6-8)" (Includes George Washington and Abraham Lincoln stories and facts.)

"The Betsy Ross Story" (Includes former president George Washington)

   

     Remembrance Day (Nov. 11 in Commonwealth Nations):

"Sack Lunch Flying"(grade 4+)

    

     St. Patrick's Day:

"St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Radio Show" (grade 4-6)

    

     Super Bowl:

 "Super Bowl Students vs. Salamander Sly"  (sports/football) (grades 3-7) *character-building

    Teacher Appreciation Day:

"Three Cheers for Teachers!"  (Choral Readers Theater)

 

    Thanksgiving:

"American Thanks"

"Give Thanks to the Lord:  From Psalm 136 KJV"  (2 Versions)
"Squanto's Squash" (Two versions: Group/Audience Participation or Short Version)

   

     Valentine's Day:

"Oh, My Heart, Heart, Heart"  (2-25+ readers or Choral RT; grades 2-6+)

   

     Veteran's Day:

"Sack Lunch Flying" (grade 4+)


** HUMOROUS--

"Dog Jog Adventure"  (grades 3-5, middle school, high school, adults)

"Dog Jog Adventure (Advanced vocabulary) (grades 3-5, middle school, high school)

"Farmer Funzy: Ducks vs. Chickens" (Simplified) (grades 2-4) *Humorous, *Science/nature

"Farmer Funzy: Ducks vs. Chickens"  (grades 3-5) *Humorous, *Science/nature

"Here Comes Spring, Silly or Not!" (grade 2-4+)

"Kid's Talk Show Interview:  Banana Man, the Not-So-Serious Spy" (2 versions) (grade 3+)

"Moon's Love Song (Choral Version)"  (all ages, especially elementary)

"Moon's Love Song (Speaker Version)"  (all ages, especially elementary)  Cast=6

"Noodle Strudel" (grade 2-5+)

"St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Radio Show" (grade 4-6)

"The Cookie Crook"  (grades 2-3, ESL, ELL) 

"The Cookie Culprit"  (grades 2-4)

"The Cookie Culprit (Advanced)"  (grades 3-5+)

"The Earth Day Hen and Friends" (2 Versions:  Easy and Expanded) (grade 1+)

 "This Little Piggy Loves Jokes" (grades 2-4+)

 "When Kevin Burped (Advanced)–A Tall Tale"  (grades 4-6)  Silly.  7 1/2 min.
"When Kevin Burped (Easy)–A Tall Tale"  (grades 1-3)  Silly.  7 1/2 min.

** LANGUAGE ARTS--

     General

 

"A Hoarse Horse" (Homonyms, Homophones) (Grades 1-2 with a cast of 2 or more)

"A Pair of Pears" (Homonyms/Homophones) (Cast of 4, primary readers in K-1, ESL,ELL)

"A Thesaurus Rain" (Synonyms) (Cast of 4-unlimited)

"Kid's Talk Show Interview:  Banana Man, the Not-So-Serious Spy" (puns) (grade 3+)

"Plumpty Bumpty's Race"  (poetry or other writing)  (Cast: 2+, 2 choruses plus 3 voices)  (grades 1-2+)

"Winter Wishes" (compound words) (Choral RT or 2 readers;  grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

     Poetry 

"Come to My House" (2-part CHORAL poem, grades K-2)

"Moon's Love Song (Choral Version)"  (grades 1-5+)  *silly with science

"Moon's Love Song (Speaker Version)"  (grades 1-5+ *silly with science

"Not the Night Before Christmas"  (grades 2-5+)  *silly with rhythm of the classic poem ""Twas the Night Before Christmas"

"Not Your Home on the Range"  (grades 2-5)  Fun, one-page poem based on the lyrics to "Home on the Range"

"Oh, Give Me a Home in a Book" (grades 1-5)  Based on the lyrics to "Home on the Range." 

"Plumpty Bumpty's Race"  (poetry or other writing)  (Cast: 2+, 2 choruses plus 3 voices)  (grades 1-2+)

"Where Is Your House?"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-1)

 

**LITERATURE--

 

       Aesops Fables:

"Racer Rabbit's Marathon (A Fruitful Fable)"  (grades 2+)   *character-building

 "The Beaver and the Lumberjack" with audio

"The Council of Mice"

"The Dog and the Wolf"

"The Fox and the Crow"

"The Frogs Who Wanted a King"

"The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey--Crazy?"

"The Rooster and the Fox"

"The Salted Donkey"

"Chanticleer's Friends and the Fox" (based on Chaucer's tale from Canterbury Tales–but, I believe Chaucer wrote his tale from Aesop's fable "The Rooster and the Fox")  (grades 3-5+)

   

     Biblical Literature:

 "Feeding the Multitude:  Feeding the 4000"  (grades 3-8+) *light-hearted script based on the classic Bible story

"Feeding the Multitude:  Feeding the 5000"  (grades 2-8+) *light-hearted script based on the classic Bible story

"Give Thanks to the Lord:  From Paslm 136 KJV"

"Make a Joyful Noise!  Psalm 100 KJV"

"Persistence Pays Parable--Luke 11:5-9"

"The Good Samaritan"

"The Rich Fool"  (from Luke 12:16-21)  (grades 1.5-5, middle school)

"The Sower and the Seed"

"The Unforgiving Servant" (from Matt. 18:23-34)  (grades 3+)

 

 

 

     Non-Fiction Stories:

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond (Simplified)" , about Grade 6, 13.5 min. *Bullying, *Adventure, *Character Building

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond" , (From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin–Chapters 1-5) Grades 6 - 8+, 13.5 min. *Bullying, *Adventure, *Character Building

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up (Simplified)" , about Grade 6, 7.5 min. 

"Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up" , (From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin–Chapter One) Grades 6 - 8+, 7.5 min.

"Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story" (Simplified) (From a letter in which he shared an important lesson he learned as a boy.) Grades 6+, 5 minutes, *Finances, *Life's Lessons 

"Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story" (Middle School) , (From a letter he wrote Nov. 10, 1779.) Grades 7 - 9+, 5 min., *Finances, *Life's Lessons

 

     Parables:

"Percy and Pudge:  The Sand Castle"  (grades 2+, ESL)  *character-building

"Persistence Pays Parable--Luke 11:5-9"

"The Good Samaritan"

"The Rich Fool"  (from Luke 12:16-21)  (grades 1.5-5, middle school)

"The Sower and the Seed"

"The Unforgiving Servant" (from Matt. 18:23-34)  (grades 3+)

    Tales (adapted from popular children's stories) and Tall Tales:

 "Chanticleer's Friends and the Fox" (based on Chaucer's tale from Canterbury Tales–but, I believe Chaucer wrote his tale from Aesop's fable "The Rooster and the Fox")  (grades 3-5+)

"Goldy Socks and the Three Hares"  with audio

"Percy and Pudge:  The Sand Castle"  (grades 2+, ESL)  *character-building
"The Bremen Town Detective Band--Part I"  (grade 2-5+, ESL)

"The Bremen Town Detective Band--Part II"  (grade 3-5+, ESL)

"The Little Red Rooster, Master Chef"

"This Little Piggy Loves Jokes" (grade 2-4+) (Charlotte's Web)

 "When Kevin Burped (Advanced)–A Tall Tale"  (grades 4-6)  Silly.  7 1/2 min.
"When Kevin Burped (Easy)–A Tall Tale"  (grades 1-3)  Silly.  7 1/2 min.

 

** MYSTERIES--

"Harriet Tubman, Alias Moses:  The Swamp Mystery"

"Mystery of the Missing Cat" (Based on a True Story) (grades 2-4)

 "The Cookie Crook"  (grades 2-3, ESL, ELL)

 "The Sugar Spies"

"The F-I-B:  Case #33"

 

** PATRIOTIC--

 

"9/11 Heroes"  (mature grades 1-3, ESL)

"Abraham Lincoln:  It's Lincoln Penny Day!" (Two Versions:  Group/Audience Participation or Short Version)

"Francis Scott Key, the Flag, and the Song" (grades 1-2)

"Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner (Simplified)"  (grades 3-5+)

"Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner"  (grades 4-6+)

"Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner (Middle School)" (grades 6-8+)

"How Beautiful"

"Never, Never, Never Forget 9/11" (grades 3-5, middle school, high school, adults)

"President's Day Quiz Parade"

"President's Day Quiz Parade–(Grades 6-8)" (Includes George Washington and Abraham Lincoln stories and facts.)

"President's Day Quiz Parade--Primary"

"Sack Lunch Flying" (grade 4+)

"The Betsy Ross Story" (Includes former president George Washington)

"The Star-Spangled Banner Lyrics"  (4 verses, grades 3-12)

 

 

** SCIENCE--

      Flight


"Amos Root's Eyewitness Account of the Wright Brothers' Flight"  (grades 4-12, adults)

"Fly a Bike?"  (The Wright Brothers)  (grades 2-5+, ESL...)

 

      Inventors and Inventions

 • Bell, Alexander Graham:  Inventor (e.g., telephone...)

"Alexander Graham Bell and Mr. Watson"  (Two historic phone conversations using some original words) (grades 1-2, ESL/ELL, remedial middle and high school)

"Alexander Graham Bell and the Talking Dog"  (True story from his teen years.) (grades 2-3, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school) * Annotated links on sound, inventions, and Bell (the inventor of the telephone)

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 4-8+)  * Extensive annotated curriculum links on Bell, the telephone, hearing, and sound. CAST:  3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Full Class Version)"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 4-8+)  *Extensive annotated curriculum links on Bell, the telephone, hearing, and sound.  CAST:  6-23+  TIME:  6 1/2 min.
"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified)"  Part I of two parts.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  *  Annotated links on sound, inventions, and Bell (the inventor of the telephone)  CAST: 3-7  TIME:  6 1/2 min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part I:  Childhood Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version)"  Part I of two simplifed scripts for full class use.  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST:  6-23+   TIME:  6 1/2 min.


"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1.  (grades 5-8+, gifted grades 3-4)  CAST: 3-8  TIME: 11+ min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Full Class Version)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1.  (grades 5-8+, gifted grades 3-4)  CAST: 3-8  TIME: 11+ min.

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Simplified)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 2 (Simplified). (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-8  TIME:  11+ min. 

"Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2:  Teacher and Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version)"  Stand alone script or use with Part 1 (Simplified).  (grades 3-4, ESL/ELL, remedial middle school and high school)  CAST: 3-28  TIME:  11+ min. 

"Ring!  Ring!  Ring!  Alexander Graham Bell"  CHORAL fun.  (grades K-1)

 

 

• Edison, Thomas Alva:  Inventor (electric light bulb, phonograph...)

"Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life–Simplified)  Grades 5+ --Edison's life when he was experimenting with electricity. Time = 4.5 min

"Thomas Alva Edison:  A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Simplified)"  Grades 5+ --Edison's boyhood. Time = 7 min

"Thomas Alva Edison:  A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Middle School)"  Grades 6+ --Edison's boyhood.  Includes Edison quotes. Time = 7 min

 

"Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life) (Middle School)  Grades 7+ --Edison's life when he was experimenting with electricity.  Includes Edison quotes. Time = 4.5 min

 

• Franklin, Ben: Inventor (bifocal eyeglasses, lightning rod, Franklin Stove...) 

"The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show" (Simplified) About grade 6, 7 min. *Character Building *Teaching Writing

"The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show" Grades 7 - 9+, 7.5 min. *Character Building *Teaching Writing

 

     Nature/Environmental


"Afraid of the Dark?"  (grades 1-3, ESL, special ed) (owls & fireflies)

"Ant Hill Heroes"  (grades K-2+)   *character building

"Bees, Crickets, Ladybugs and What?"  (grades K-3+)  *character building

"Fancy Frogs"  (grades 1-3) *poetic word pictures for frog fun

"Farmer Funzy: Ducks vs. Chickens" (Simplified) (grades 2-4) *Humorous, *Science/nature

"Farmer Funzy: Ducks vs. Chickens"  (grades 3-5) *Humorous, *Science/nature

"Fireflies Hide and Seek"  (grades K-2+)

"Flying Baloney"  (grades 2-5+, ESL)  nature study of surprise visitor


"Hip Hop Water Drop!"

"Kids Save Shad" (Choral RT) (grades 1-3)  Cast=3-4+(4 choruses)

"Leaf Maze" (grades 1-3, ESL, Special Ed)

"Save the Zoo! (Aussie Version–Part 1)  (grades 3-5)  Cast=6-10+ (optional chorus) *annotated curriculum links for respect, marsupials and more *character-building

"Save the Zoo! (Aussie Version–Part 2)  (grades 3-5)  Cast=6-10+ (optional chorus) *annotated curriculum links for respect, marsupials and more
*character-building

"Save the Zoo! (American Version–Part 1)  (grades 3-5)  Cast=6-10+ (optional chorus) *annotated curriculum links for respect, marsupials and more *character-building

"Save the Zoo! (American Version–Part 2)  (grades 3-5)  Cast=6-10+ (optional chorus) *annotated curriculum links for respect, marsupials and more *character-building

 "Shad Rhythm and Cheer" (Choral RT) (grades 1-3)  Cast=3+(choral)

"Students Save Shad" (Part I)  (grades 3-6+) Cast=6-21+

"Students Save Shad" (Part II)  (grades 3-6+) Cast=8+

"Students Save Shad"  (Part III) (grades 3-6+) Cast=10-12

"Talking Pets-Beyond Earth Day" (toxic environment) (grades 4 to adult) Cast: 6

"The Earth Day Hen and Friends" (2 Versions:  Easy and Expanded) (grade 1+)

"Toadis Lives at My House"  (Choral RT; grades K-2, ESL, ELL, special ed) *based on a true story about a toad  *annotated curriculum links for frogs and toads

     Space

"Justin Goes to the Moon" (Part 1--Simplified)

"Justin Goes to the Moon" (Part 1)

"Justin Goes to the Moon" (Part 2--two versions)

"Moon Dreams"  (grades 1-2, special ed)  *character-building

"Moon Friend"  (grades 1-2, Special Ed, ESL) *character-building

"Moon's Love Song (Choral Version)"  (all ages, especially elementary)  Cast=2+

"Moon's Love Song (Speaker Version)"  (all ages, especially elementary)  Cast=6

"Moon Talk--Apollo 11 (Long Version)  grades 4-6+, middle school, high school, adults  TIME: less than 21 min.  CAST: 6+ (chorus) Readability: grade 5.0

"Moon Talk--Apollo 11 (Quick Version)" grades 4-6, middle school, high school, adults)  Time:  13 min. Cast: 4+ (chorus)  Readability: grade 5.8

"Moon Talk--Apollo 11 (Shortened)"  grades 4-6+  TIME: 19 min.  Cast: 5+ (chorus)  Readability: grade 5.1

 "The Mighty Moon (U.S. Version)"  (grades 2-7)  Cast=3-12+

"The Mighty Moon (Metric Version)" (grades 2-7)  Cast=3-12+

 


** SEASONS--

"Back-to-School Team vs. Salamander Sly"  (fall)  (grades 2-6)

"Leaf Maze" (grades 1-3, ESL, Special Ed)

"Here Comes Spring, Silly or Not!" (grades 2-4+)

  "Super Bowl Students vs. Salamander Sly"  (sports/football...) (grades 3-7)  *character-building

"Sweet Snow"  (Choral RT;  grades 1-3, ESL, special ed, remedial)

"Winter Faces"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

"Winter Wishes"  (Choral RT or 2 readers;  grades K-2, ESL, special ed)

 

** SOCIAL STUDIES--

"Andy's Not So Secret Message"  (grades 4-8+)  *character building

 

"Funny Man in Blue"  (grades 1-2, special ed)  *community workers or community helpers

"Hats Off to Dad!"  (grade K-3)*community workers or community helpers


"The Boisterous Oyster"  (grades 2-4)  *character building  *elections

"The Boisterous Oyster (Advanced)" (grades 3-6+)  *character building


"The Noisy Oyster"  (grades 2-3)  *character building *elections 

 

"Where Is Your House?"  (Choral RT or 2 readers; grades K-1)

 

** SPORTS--

"Back-to-School Team vs. Salamander Sly"  (fall)  (grades 2-6)

"Flying B for Baloney"  (grades 1-3+, ESL) (backyard baseball)

"Flying Baloney"  (grades 2-5+, ESL) (backyard baseball)

"Friends at Bat"  (grades 1-3+, ESL)  *character-building (playground baseball)

"Pals at Bat"  (emergent, grades K-2, ESL, Special Ed) (playground baseball)

"Racer Rabbit's Marathon (A Fruitful Fable)"  (grades 2+)   *character-building (cross-country marathon)

 "Super Bowl Students vs. Salamander Sly"  (sports/football) (grades 3-7) *character-building

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  The Dog and the Wolf (R=2.7)
  The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey–Crazy? (R = 2.6)
  The Rooster and the Fox (R=4.2)
  The Frogs Who Wished for a King (R = 2.5)
  The Council of Mice (R = 2.8)
  The Fox and the Crow (R = 3.3)
  Racer Rabbit's Marathon (R = 3.2)
  May Shortcuts: 5 May Readers Theater Ideas for Enjoying Readers Theater All Year
  The Great Race of Mercy 1925 (Part 3–Simplified) R=3.3
  The Great Race of Mercy 1925 (Part 2–Simplified) R=2.9
  The Great Race of Mercy 1925 (Part 1–Simplified) R=3.7
 
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> ...re: our script "The Earth Day Hen and Friends" I've used this! The kids love it. Thank you for sharing...It's just right for all levels in the class...Your free scripts are wonderful!...They learn so much from drama and reader's theatre...I see the shy ones gain confidence as they read. Fluency and prosody increases with reader's theatre...
Angela D., 3rd grade teacher

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