Inventors & Inventions, Grades 3-5

Click on a Readers Theater script title below to read an excerpt from the script and to access the printable PDF (complete with annotated curriculum links for easy lesson plans). 

R = Readability grade level (based on Flesch-Kincaide Readability Formula)

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Below are summaries of scripts in order of publication, most recent first.

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Recent articles

  The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show (Simplified) (R = 5.6, 6.2)
  Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life) (Simplified) (R = 5.5)
  Thomas Alva Edison: A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Simplified) (R = 5.6)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2: Teacher and Inventor (Simplified) (R = 4.4, 3.8)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2: Teacher and Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version) (R = 4.4, 3.8)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1: Childhood Inventor (Simplified) (R = 3.2)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1: Childhood Inventor (R = 5.0, 4.4)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1: Childhood Inventor (Simplified Full Class Version) (R = 3.2)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1: Childhood Inventor (Full Class Version) (R = 5.0, 4.4)
  Fly a Bike? (R = 3.4, 2.7)