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Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 3.5
  • ISBN: 9781433305436
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 920
  • Pages: 32
Description
While America was expanding westward, Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians signed a treaty with the United States that placed them on a reservation. In this thrilling script, the U.S. cavalry pursues resisting Nez Perce tribe members until a battle ensues at Bear Paw Mountain. This script features roles written to match different reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. By utilizing differentiation strategies, teachers can assign specific roles to their readers based on everyone's current reading level. This feature allows everyone to get involved in the same activity and feel successful while performing! All readers can gain confidence in their reading fluency through performance, regardless of their current reading ability. While performing with others, students will practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures to better tell the story. This script also features an accompanying poem and song to give readers additional fluency practice. This dynamic, colorful script is the perfect tool for a classroom of diverse readers. It will surely get everyone participating and confidently practicing fluency!

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